Elisabeth

also known as: Elizabeth

Meaning: God her oath

Elisabeth was the mother of John the Baptist (Luke 1:5), the forerunner of the long-expected Messiah.

She was a descendant of Moses’ brother Aaron.

She and her husband Zacharias “were both righteous before God” (Luke 1:5, 13).

Mary’s visit to Elisabeth is described in 1:39-63.

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Article Version: December 26, 2023