Lazarus

noun Laz·a·rus \ ˈlaz-rəs , ˈla-zə- \

Definition of Lazarus

1 : a brother of Mary and Martha raised by Jesus from the dead according to the account in John 11
2 : the diseased beggar in the parable of the rich man and the beggar found in Luke 16

Origin and Etymology of lazarus

Late Latin, from Greek Lazaros, from Hebrew Elʽāzār


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