Definitions for leviˈli vaɪ, ˈleɪ vi
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Matthew, Saint Matthew, St. Matthew, Saint Matthew the Apostle, St. Matthew the Apostle, Levi(noun)
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
Third son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Levi; the tribe from which priests were selected.
Origin: From לוי, a name in the book of Genesis.
Levi/Levy was, according to the Book of Genesis, the third son of Jacob and Leah, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Levi. Certain religious and political functions were reserved for the Levites, and the early sources of the Torah—the Jahwist and Elohist—appear to treat the term Levi as just being a word meaning priest; scholars therefore suspect that "levi" was originally a general term for a priest, and had no connection to ancestry, and that it was only later, for example in the priestly source and Blessing of Moses, that the existence of a tribe named Levi became assumed, in order to explain the origin of the priestly caste.
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Not more than a minute after that, the person fired on Levi right in the head.
We know that if someone goes into a pair of Levi's they tend to stay with us for a really long time, but we have to make that initial reconnection.
The best that you ever look in a piece of fast fashion is the first time you wear it. It has this sort of half-life, we'd rather people have fewer products, but better products from Levi's.
The good guys won. That's what has happened in this country all along, even during slavery. Levi Coffin was a founder of the Underground Railroad. Even during slavery. A white man fought against slavery. So all over this land good folks have stood in the right lane, in the right path.
About 140+ years ago, on May 20, 1873, the U.S. patent 139,121 covering the invention of 'Jeans' was issued to two American inventors, Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss. Most of the inventors, even today, secretly wish that they had invented Jeans, because of the beauty and grace, coupled with simplicity and comfort, that blue Jeans have created in our world. I love wearing Jeans as casual wear during the weekends. I also think that whenever a celebrity or a beauty or a genius wears jeans, it always makes the most impactful fashion statement.
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- لاوی فرزند یعقوب پیغمبرPersian
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