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Meaning & History

Latin form of ELI (1) used in the Old and New Testament. This form of the name is used in most English versions of the New Testament to refer to the father of Joseph (husband of Mary) in the genealogy in the Gospel of Luke.
Other Languages & CulturesEli Biblical Greek Eli Biblical Hebrew Eli, Ely English Eli Hebrew
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Entry updated November 18, 2011   Contribute