Elimelech sentence example

elimelech
  • Their founder was Johann Conrad Beissel (1690-1768), a native of Eberbach and one of the first emigrants, who, after living as a hermit for several years on Mill Creek, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, founded the sect (1725), then again lived as a hermit in a cave (formerly occupied by another hermit, one Elimelech) on the Cocalico Creek in Pennsylvania, and in 1732-1735 established a semi-monastic community (the "Order of the Solitary") with a convent (the "Sister House") and a monastery (the "Brother House") at Ephrata, in what is now Lancaster county, about 55 m.
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  • as of the line of Elimelech and Mahlon (Naomi's husband and son).
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  • 10), recognizing that if a son were born the estate would revert to the line of Elimelech, thus leaving him at a disadvantage.
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