The name that is transliterated as “Elijah” in English is translated in Spanish Sign Language as “whirlwind” (according to 2 Kings 2:11) (Source: John Elwode in The Bible Translator 2008, p. 78ff.)

“Elijah” in Spanish Sign Language (source)

In American Sign Language it is translated with a depiction of being taken up tp heaven with a chariot of fire. (Source: ASL Sign Language Directory )

“Elijah” in American Sign Language (source )

See also Moses and Elijah during the Transfiguration.

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