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From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Embedded LISP Interpreter (Andrew mail system)

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  An early system on the IBM 705 and IBM 650.
     [Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
     2. Embedded Lisp Interpreter.

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     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, and appointed Zadok, of the
     family of Eleazar, in his stead (35). He acted also as a civil
     judge in Israel after the death of Samson (1 Sam. 4:18), and
     judged Israel for forty years.
       His sons Hophni and Phinehas grossly misconducted themselves,
     to the great disgust of the people (1 Sam. 2:27-36). They were
     licentious reprobates. He failed to reprove them so sternly as
     he ought to have done, and so brought upon his house the
     judgment of God (2:22-33; 3:18). The Israelites proclaimed war
     against the Philistines, whose army was encamped at Aphek. The
     battle, fought a short way beyond Mizpeh, ended in the total
     defeat of Israel. Four thousand of them fell in "battle array".
     They now sought safety in having the "ark of the covenant of the
     Lord" among them. They fetched it from Shiloh, and Hophni and
     Phinehas accompanied it. This was the first time since the
     settlement of Israel in Canaan that the ark had been removed
     from the sanctuary. The Philistines put themselves again in
     array against Israel, and in the battle which ensued "Israel was
     smitten, and there was a very great slaughter." The tidings of
     this great disaster were speedily conveyed to Shiloh, about 20
     miles distant, by a messenger, a Benjamite from the army. There
     Eli sat outside the gate of the sanctuary by the wayside,
     anxiously waiting for tidings from the battle-field. The full
     extent of the national calamity was speedily made known to him:
     "Israel is fled before the Philistines, there has also been a
     great slaughter among the people, thy two sons Hophni and
     Phinehas are dead, and the ark of God is taken" (1 Sam.
     4:12-18). When the old man, whose eyes were "stiffened" (i.e.,
     fixed, as of a blind eye unaffected by the light) with age,
     heard this sad story of woe, he fell backward from off his seat
     and died, being ninety and eight years old. (See ITHAMAR.)
       Eli, Heb. eli, "my God", (Matt. 27:46), an exclamation used by
     Christ on the cross. Mark (15:34), as usual, gives the original
     Aramaic form of the word, Eloi.

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Eli, Eli, my God, my God

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Eli, the offering or lifting up

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