Eli meaning

ēlī
(bible, person, proper) A high priest of Israel and teacher of Samuel: 1 Sam. 3
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The priest who brought up Samuel.
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In the Bible, a judge of Israel who was the teacher of Samuel.
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A male given name of Biblical origin.
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A student at Yale University.
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(name, person, proper) A masculine name.
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Origin of eli

  • Hebrew עֵלִי (“ascent”); cognate to the Arabic-derived Ali.

    From Wiktionary