El (deity)  

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ʾĒl is a Northwest Semitic word meaning "deity".

In the Canaanite religion, or Levantine religion as a whole, El or Il was a god also known as the Father of humankind and all creatures, and the husband of the Goddess Asherah as recorded in the clay tablets of Ugarit.

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