1 The son of Javan (Greece) in Gen 10:4 and 1Chr 1:7. 2 An island producing valuable dyed goods in Ezek 27:7. This suggests that Elishah is Cyprus, which was known as Alashia in cuneiform (i.e., Babylonian and Assyrian) sources.
4The descendants of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
7The descendants of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
7Of fine embroidered linen from Egypt
was your sail,
serving as your ensign;
blue and purple from the coasts of Elishah
was your awning.