The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2241 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hliof Hebrew origin, (0410) with pronominal suffix
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ay-lee' Noun Masculine
  1. Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani. The Hebrew form, as Elio, Elio, 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?"
NAS Word Usage - Total: 2
Eli 2
NAS Verse Count

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Eli". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.