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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #05941 - עֵלִי

Word Origin
from (05927)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Eli = “ascension”

1) descendant of Aaron through Ithamar and high priest and judge of Israel when Samuel entered service as a child

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (33) NAS (33) HCS (32)
1 Samuel 29
1 Kings 1
1 Samuel 29
1 Kings 1
1 Samuel 31
1 Kings 1
n-p 33
n-p 28
n-p 28

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עֵלִי proper name, masculine Eli, priest at Shiloh 1 Samuel 1:3 ( + 1 Samuel 1:3 ᵐ5 Th Klo HPS), 1 Samuel 1:9; 1 Samuel 1:12 28t. 1-4 + 1 Samuel 14:3; 1 Kings 2:27; Ηλει.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עֵלִי (“going up,” perhaps “height;” from the root עָלָה), pr.n. Eli, a high priest; the predecessor of Samuel [as judge in Israel], 1 Samuel 1:3, seqq.; LXX. Vulg. Ἡλί, Heli.

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List of Word Forms
וְעֵלִ֕י וְעֵלִ֖י וְעֵלִ֣י ועלי לְעֵלִֽי׃ לעלי׃ עֵ֠לִי עֵלִ֑י עֵלִ֔י עֵלִ֖י עֵלִ֗י עֵלִ֛י עֵלִ֜י עֵלִ֣י עֵלִ֥י עֵלִֽי׃ עֵלִי֙ עלי עלי׃ ‘ê·lî ‘êlî eLi lə‘êlî lə·‘ê·lî leeLi veeLi wə‘êlî wə·‘ê·lî

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19
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