Definitions

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  • proper n. Any of a number of men in the Old Testament, including a son of Aaron.
  • proper n. A male given name of biblical origin.

Etymologies

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From Classical Hebrew אֶלְעָזָר (el'azár), literally “God has helped”.

Examples

  • A GUIDE TO THE MOCROFILM EDITION OF THE PAPERS OF ELEAZAR WHEELOCK Together with the Early Archives of Dartmouth College by Eleazar; Lathem, Edward Connery (Librarian of the College) Wheelock

    NARSAD 11th Annual Symposium

  • Jesus' good friends Lazarus, Mary and Martha might be three offspring of Boethus called Eleazar, Martha and Mary and they belonged to the high priestly aristocracy.

    Was Jesus Rich?

  • And here a certain Jew appeared worthy of our relation and commendation; he was the son of Sameas, and was called Eleazar, and was born at Saab, in Galilee.

    The Wars of the Jews; or the history of the destruction of Jerusalem

  • Here is one Phinehas, a son of Eleazar, that is said to be a ruler over them in time past (v. 20), not the famous high priest of that name, but (as is supposed) an eminent Levite, of whom it is here said that the Lord was with him, or (as the Chaldee reads it) the Word of the Lord was his helper -- the eternal Word, who is Jehovah, the mighty one on whom help is laid.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume II (Joshua to Esther)

  • "Eleazar," -- a man's name, -- but the "Composition" gives the signature as Eliza, clearly, as published.

    The Mayflower and Her Log; July 15, 1620-May 6, 1621 — Complete

  • Tanya is the head of the group, Kate teaches Bella how to project her shield, Irina is the tattle teller, and Eleazar gives the Volturi backstory.

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  • Matthew 1: 15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; and Eleazar begat Matthan; and Matthan begat Jacob; 1: 16 And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.

    An Amazing First Century

  • Eleazar lit a lamp and olive oil scented the evening air.

    Seek

  • Eleazar stared at Yeshu who was clasping his ribs with laughter.

    Seek

  • Eleazar poured Yeshu and himself a little more wine.

    Seek

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