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hebrew
‛ÊLı̂Y

This name derives from the Hebrew “‛êlı̂y”, meaning “ascension”. Ely or Eli was a descendant of Aaron through Ithamar, high priest, and judge of Israel when Samuel entered service as a child. 1) Eli, the high priest in the Books of Samuel. 2) An independent Hebrew name meaning "My God." Traditional English-speaking Christian uses of the name are generally based on this Eli.

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