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The Prophets: Elisha
Elisha, from the Hebrew name pronounced ale-ee-shaw, meaning the LORD is his salvation, was a prophet of the LORD (see also YHVH, Adonai, Jehovah, LORD) who continued the work that had been assigned to Elijah. After being called to the LORD's service by Elijah, Elisha was Elijah's assistant, and apprentice, for about 7 or 8 years, during which time he was taught by the older prophet.
"19:19 So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.
"Thus saith the LORD, I have healed these waters"
After Elijah was taken away into retirement (see Where Did Elijah Go?), Elisha became a unique prophet in his own right, who delivered the same Word of God that Elijah did (see Elijah's Mantle and The Spirit and Power of Elijah) because both were prophets of the LORD, not of themselves.
"2:14 And he took the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and smote the waters, and said, Where is the LORD God of Elijah? and when he also had smitten the waters, they parted hither and thither: and Elisha went over.
As with the parting of the Jordan River in the verse quote above, the LORD (i.e. Jesus Christ - see 'Before Abraham Was, I AM') thereafter empowered many miracles through Elisha. Here are just a few of the recorded miracles by Elisha (including a miraculous multiplication of bread loaves, a miracle of Elisha quoted by, and repeated by, Jesus Christ centuries later - see the Fact Finder question below):
"2:21 And he went forth unto the spring of the waters, and cast the salt in there, and said, Thus saith the LORD, I have healed these waters; there shall not be from thence any more death or barren land. 2:22 So the waters were healed unto this day, according to the saying of Elisha which he spake." (2 Kings 2:21-22 KJV)
The miracles, as made possible by the Holy Spirit in Elisha, continued even after he died.
"13:20 And Elisha died, and they buried him. And the bands of the Moabites invaded the land at the coming in of the year.
Fact Finder: What was the common factor between Jesus Christ and Elisha when they miraculously multiplied the loaves of bread?