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levi


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Levi 
  n  :  disciple  of  Jesus;  author  of  the  first  Gospel  [syn:  {Matthew}, 
  {Saint  Matthew},  {St  Matthew},  {Saint  Matthew  the 
  Apostle},  {Levi}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Levi 
  adhesion.  (1.)  The  third  son  of  Jacob  by  Leah.  The  origin  of  the 
  name  is  found  in  Leah's  words  (Gen.  29:34),  "This  time  will  my 
  husband  be  joined  [Heb.  yillaveh]  unto  me."  He  is  mentioned  as 
  taking  a  prominent  part  in  avenging  his  sister  Dinah  (Gen. 
  34:25-31).  He  and  his  three  sons  went  down  with  Jacob  (46:11) 
  into  Egypt,  where  he  died  at  the  age  of  one  hundred  and 
  thirty-seven  years  (Ex.  6:16). 
 
  (2.)  The  father  of  Matthat,  and  son  of  Simeon,  of  the 
  ancestors  of  Christ  (Luke  3:29). 
 
  (3.)  Luke  3:24. 
 
  (4.)  One  of  the  apostles,  the  son  of  Alphaeus  (Mark  2:14;  Luke 
  5:27,  29),  called  also  Matthew  (Matt.  9:9). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Levi,  associated  with  him 
 




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