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Meaning & History

From a Semitic root meaning "god". This was a title applied to several Semitic gods. The Canaanites used it as the name of their chief deity, the father of the gods and mankind. The Hebrews used it to refer to Yahweh.

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VariantIlu
Other Languages & CulturesLael(Biblical) Lael(Biblical Hebrew)
User Submission’Ēl

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Entry updated July 11, 2018