the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #2976 - Λάζαρος
Lazarus = "whom God helps" (a form of the Hebrew name Eleazar)
- an inhabitant of Bethany, beloved by Christ and raised from the dead by him
- a very poor and wretched person to whom Jesus referred to in Luke 16:20-25
Λάζαρος, Λαζαρου, ὁ (rabb. לַעְזָר, apparently the same as אֶלְעָזָר, whom God helps (cf. Philo, quis haeres § 12); according to others, equivalent to עֶזֶר לֹא, without help), Lazarus;
1. an inhabitant of Bethany, beloved by Christ and raised from the dead by him: John 11:1ff,
2. an imaginary person, extremely poor and wretched: Luke 16:20, 23-25.
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Λάζαρος , -ου , ὁ ,
colloquial abbreviation of Ἐλεαζάρ (άζαρος ), q.v.),
1. of Bethany: John 11:1 ff. John 12:1-2; John 12:9-10; John 12:17.
2. The beggar in the parable: Luke 16:20; Luke 16:23-25.†
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Λάζαρος is a contracted form of Ἐλεάζαρος : see s.v. Ἐλεάζαρ, and cf. Wetstein ad Luke 16:20. The name survives in MGr : Thumb (Handbook, pp. 239–41) gives a Popular Tale of a cobbler called Lazarus—ὁ κὺρ Λάζαρος κ᾽ οἱ δράκοι.
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