Eli

[ ee-lahy ]
/ ˈi laɪ /

noun

a Hebrew judge and priest. I Sam. 1–4.
Also El·ie [el-ee] /ˈɛl i/. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “height.”

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Eli
/ (ˈiːlaɪ) /

noun

Old Testament the highest priest at Shiloh and teacher of Samuel (I Samuel 1–3)
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