Q: WHAT YEAR DID ELI CEASE TO BE JUDGE OF ISRAEL?
A: IT DEPENDS WHAT CALENDAR YOU ARE USING!
On the Gregorian calendar (the one you might have on your wall) the year was 1099 BC.
On the Hebrew calendar, sometimes called the biblical calendar, the year was 2948 AM.
1 Samuel 4:18 – And it came to pass, when he made mention of the ark of God, that he fell from off the seat backward by the side of the gate, and his neck brake, and he died: for he was an old man, and heavy. And he had judged Israel forty years.