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  3  definitions  found 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  person  who  Jesus  raised  from  the  dead  after  four  days  in 
  the  tomb;  this  miracle  caused  the  enemies  of  Jesus  to 
  begin  the  plan  to  put  him  to  death  [syn:  {Lazarus}] 
  2:  the  diseased  beggar  in  Jesus'  parable  of  the  rich  man  and 
  the  beggar  [syn:  {Lazarus}] 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  an  abbreviation  of  Eleazar,  whom  God  helps.  (1.)  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. 
  (2.)  A  beggar  named  in  the  parable  recorded  Luke  16:19-31. 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
  Lazarus,  assistance  of  God 

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