Metaphysical meaning of Elimelech (mbd) Elimelech, e-l;m'-e-leeh (Heb.)--God is king; God the king; my God is king. An Israelite of Beth-lehem-judah, and husband of Naomi (Ruth 1:2). Because of a famine in the land of Judah he took his wife and two sons to live in the country of Moab, and he died there. Meta. The consciousness of the soul (Naomi) that God is king. (See NAOMI and CHILION.) ________________________ Preceding Entry: Elim Following Entry: Elioenai View the discussion thread.