ALBE'IT, [This is supposed to be a compound of all, be and it, and is equivalent to admit, or grant it all.] Be it so; admit all that; although; notwithstanding. Whereas ye say, the Lord saith it, albeit I have not spoken. Ezek 8. [This word is not antiquated.]
You use albeit to introduce a fact or comment which reduces the force or significance of what you have just said. (FORMAL) Charles's letter was indeed published, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated form.= although ADV: ADV with cl/group
ol-be'-it (hina me; literally, "lest"): Occurs in a paraphrase rather than as a translation of a clause in Phm 1:19 the King James Version. The thought is: "although" or "albeit" (synonym of "although") "I might say," etc. This the Revised Version (British and American) translates with intense literalness: "that I say not".
after all, again, all the same, although, at all events, at any rate, but, even, even so, for all that, howbeit, however, in any case, in any event, just the same, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, rather, still, though, when, whereas, while, yet