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Bible Dictionaries

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Lazarus

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An abbreviation of Eleazar, whom God helps.
  • 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.

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

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    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Lazarus'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/l/lazarus.html. 1897.

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