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Lazarus

(lăz`ərəs) [Gr.,=Heb., EleazarEleazar
, in the Bible. 1 Son of Aaron. 2 Keeper of the Ark of the Covenant. 3 Mighty man of David. 4 Man in the genealogy in the first chapter of the Gospel of St. Matthew. 5 One of the chief martyrs in the Maccabean period.
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], in the New Testament. 1 Brother of Mary and Martha of Bethany who, after four days in the tomb, was brought back to life by Jesus. 2 Beggar in the parable who lay suffering and neglected at the rich man's gate. After death the rich man, parching in hell, pleads in vain that Lazarus, now happy in heaven, be permitted to give him a cooling drink.

Lazarus

leper brought back to life by Christ. [N.T.: John 11:1–44]
See: Disease

Lazarus

the beggar full of sores. [N.T.: Luke 16:19–31]
See: Hunger

Lazarus

satisfied with table scraps; dogs licked sores. [N.T.: Luke 16:19–22]
See: Poverty

Lazarus

New Testament
1. the brother of Mary and Martha, whom Jesus restored to life (John 11--12)
2. the beggar who lay at the gate of the rich man Dives in Jesus' parable (Luke 16:19--31)
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