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Subject: Re: Elyona
Author: Andy ;—)   (guest, 217.83.22.50)
Date: March 13, 2005 at 11:37:31 PM
Reply to: Elyona by Miss Claire
A quick google check confirmed, that Elyona is also used as a personal name, but as far as I can see it's feminine. The Hebrew vacabulary word "elyon / elyona (f.)" means "the highest". It's also used as part of a name of a Kanaanite god in the Hebrew Bible (Gen 14,18ff.), (here and) elsewhere identified with the God of the Jews: "El Elyon, creator of heaven and earth".
So as a masculine name Elyona does appear somewhat strange.

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