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Levi

(lē`vī), in the Bible. 1 Son of Jacob and Leah and eponymous ancestor of the Levites. His name appears infrequently—at his birth, when he and Simeon massacred the Shechemites out of revenge, when Jacob migrated to Egypt, and finally when he is named in the prophecy of his father. 2 See Matthew, SaintMatthew, Saint,
in the New Testament, one of the Twelve Apostles. Also called Levi, he was a publican (tax collector) from Capernaum. Since the 2d cent. the first Gospel (see Matthew, Gospel according to) has been attributed to him, but the attribution is almost certainly
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. 3, 4 Names in the Gospel genealogy.

Levi

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1. Carlo. 1902--75, Italian physician, painter, and writer. Best known for his novel Christ Stopped at Eboli (1947), his other works include The Watch (1952) and Words are Stones (1958)
2. Primo . 1919--87, Italian novelist. His book If This is a Man (1947) relates his experiences in Auschwitz. Other books include The Periodic Table (1956) and The Drowned and the Saved (1988), published after his suicide

Levi

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1. Old Testament
a. the third son of Jacob and Leah and the ancestor of the tribe of Levi (Genesis 29:34)
b. the priestly tribe descended from this patriarch (Numbers 18:21--24)
2. New Testament another name for Matthew (the apostle)
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