Lazarus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via Late Latin Lazarus, from Ancient Greek Λάζαρος (Lazaros), the New Testament Greek form of Secunda Hebrew אלעזר (ʼElʻāzār), literally “El has helped”; see Eleazar.

Proper noun[edit]

Lazarus

  1. A man, the brother of Mary and Martha, who was according to the New Testament brought back to life by Jesus after being in the tomb for four days.
  2. A beggar mentioned in a parable told by Jesus Christ in the New Testament.
  3. (rare) A male given name.

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Lazarus (third-person singular simple present Lazaruses, present participle Lazarusing, simple past and past participle Lazarused)

  1. (African American Vernacular) To rescue a dying person.
  2. (African American Vernacular) To raise from the dead.

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Lazarus

  1. Lazarus

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Lazarus

  1. Lazarus

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Lazarus

  1. Lazarus

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