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Hee´li; Gk., “[God] is exalted”

1 In the OT, the priest (Eli) before whom Samuel ministered at Shiloh (1Sam 1-4). 2 In the NT, the name of the father of Joseph in Luke’s genealogy of Jesus (Luke 3:23).

  • Powell, Mark Allan, ed. HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Abridged Edition. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009.