Eli

the offering or lifting up

Eli

Eli, my God, my God

Eli

(ascension), a descendant of Aaron through Ithamar, the youngest of his two surviving sons. (Leviticus 10:1,2,12) comp. 1Kin 2:27 with 2Sam 8:17; 1Chr 24:3 (B.C. 1214-1116.) he was the first of the line of Ithamar who held the office of high priest. The office remained in his family till Abiathar was thrust out by Solomon, […]

The Hebrew form, as Eloi, Eloi, etc., is the Syro-Chaldaic (the common language in use by the Jews in the time of Christ) of the first words of the twenty-second Psalm; they mean “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”

Eli

-High priest 1Sa 1:25; 2:11; 1Ki 2:27 -Judge of Israel 1Sa 4:18 -Misjudges and mistakenly rebukes Hannah 1Sa 1:14 -His benediction upon Hannah 1Sa 1:17,18; 2:20 -Officiates when Samuel is presented at the tabernacle 1Sa 1:24-28 -Indulgent to his corrupt sons 1Sa 2:22-25,29; 3:11-14 -His solicitude for the ark 1Sa 4:11-18 -Death of 1Sa 4:18 […]

Eli

Eli

Ascent, the high priest when the ark was at Shiloh (1 Sam. 1:3, 9). He was the first of the line of Ithamar, Aaron’s fourth son (1 Chr. 24:3; comp. 2 Sam. 8:17), who held that office. The office remained in his family till the time of Abiathar (1 Kings 2:26, 27), whom Solomon deposed, […]