Ἡλί

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Hebrew עלי

Proper noun[edit]

Ἡλῑ́ ‎(Hēlī́m ‎(indeclinable)

  1. Eli, a given name, most famously held by the high priest of the books of Samuel.

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Usage notes[edit]

As is the case with many proper nouns, the LXX does not have accentuation nor breathing marks on Ηλι. The variant Ἠλί ‎(Ēlí) is found on the earliest manuscripts and is considered to most likely be the authentic spelling.

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