Lazarus [N] [H] [S]
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 .
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Lazarus". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .