Bible Names A-G : Eli


Eli (name) in Wikipedia The given name Eli has several origins. All masculine names are derived from Hebrew: with spelling עֵלִי, a reference to Eli, the high priest in the Books of Samuel. Traditional English-speaking Christian uses of the name are generally based on this Eli. The usual pronunciation is /ˈiːlaɪ/.[1] with spelling אלי, an abbreviation of Elijah, Elisha, Eliezer, Elhanan or Elimelech. with spelling אלי, an independent Hebrew name meaning "My God."

Eli in Wikipedia (Hebrew: עֵלִי, Modern ʻEli Tiberian ʻĒlÓ, "Ascent"; Greek: Ηλι; Latin: Heli) was, according to the Books of Samuel, a Jewish High Priest of Shiloh, and one of the last Israelite Judges before the rule of kings in ancient Israel...