Faith

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Category: Clay Tablet

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El Elyon, God Most High

El Elyon
God Most High

Elyon
epithet of God in the Bible

in English “God Most High”
in the Septuagent “God the highest”

Upper
Top
Uppermost

Melchizedek king of Salem
Priest of Ēl ʿElyōn

“God on High”

ancient god of Salem
Jerusalem

When ‘Elyōn’ divided the nations
he separated the sons of Ādām
Setting the bounds of the masses
according to the number of the ‘angels of God’

Elyōn separated mankind into 70 nations
according to his 70 sons (mentioned in the Ugaritic texts)
The tutelary god over one of the 70 nations
being Yahweh

“And they remembered that ‘elōhīm’ was their rock
and ‘ēl elyōn’ their redeemer”
Psalms 78:35

For more: ugarit ritual texts

Ebla tablet

God? Called El…

El (God)

Ēl
a northwest Semitic word and name
translated into English
as ‘God’ or El

El or Il
In the Levant
The supreme God
father of mankind and all creatures

El
in the Ebla civilization, dated 2300 BC
(the archaeological site of Tell Mardikh in Syria)
the Father of all Gods

A desert God
With two wives
Building this sanctuary
with his children

He fathered many Gods
Hadad, Yaw and Mot
Likely to the Greco-Roman Gods
Zeus, Ophion and Thanatos

El
identified
By ancient Greek mythographers
As Cronus

The mystery remains

Picture: A clay tablet found in Ebla, Syria

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