an abbreviation of Eleazar, meaning: whom God helps

  1. The brother of Mary and Martha of Bethany. He was raised from the dead after he had lain four days in the tomb (John 11:1-44). This miracle so excited the wrath of the Jews that they sought to put both Jesus and Lazarus to death.

  2. A beggar named in the parable recorded Luke 16:19-31.

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