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Eli in the Bible, the priest who acted as a teacher to the prophet Samuel, and whose successor Samuel became.

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Eli

Eli (ē´lī), in the Bible, high priest and judge of Israel, teacher of the boy Samuel.

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Eli Sport electronic line indicator

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