Eleazar

   1) (fl. 13th cent BCE)
   Israelite, third son of Aaron (Exodus 6:23). After his father's death, he was appointed high priest (Exodus 20:28; Deuteronomy 10:6). The priestly family of Zadok traces its descent from him.
   2) (Auran) (fl. 2nd cent BCE)
   Hasmonean warrior and brother of Judah Maccabee. At the battle of Bet Zechariah, he stabbed an elephant of the enemy's army, believing that its rider was Antiochus Eupator, the Syrian ruler. He was killed when the animal fell on him.
   3)(fl. 2nd cent BCE)
   Judean martyr. During the religious persecution instigated by Antiochus Epiphanes in 167 BCE, he chose death rather than submit to eating pork (II Maccabees 16:18-31; IV Maccabees 5-6).

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  • Eleazar — • Includes information on three uses of this name Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Eleazar     Eleazar     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ELEAZAR — (in TJ usually Lazar) BEN PEDAT (d. 279), third century amora. He is the amora Eleazar mentioned without a patronymic. Scion of a priestly family (MK 28a), Eleazar was born in Babylon (Ber. 2:1, 4b). There he studied under samuel (Er. 66a), and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Eleazar — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Eleazar puede referirse a: Nombre propio Eleazar (nombre), nombre propio de género ambiguo. Personajes históricos Eleazar, Pintor español. Eleázar Garzón Eleazar Gómez Eleazar Guzmán Barron Eleazar Huerta Valcárcel… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Eleazar — ist der Name folgender Personen: Eleazar ha Qappar, Tannait der 4. Generation Simeon ben Eleazar, Tannait der 4. Generation Eleazar de Carvalho (1912–1996), brasilianischer Komponist und Dirigent Eleazar López Contreras (1883–1973), Politiker und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ELEAZAR — (Heb. אֶלְעָזָר; God/El has aided ), high priest after aaron . Eleazar was Aaron s third son (Ex. 6:23); his older brothers Nadab and abihu perished after offering strange fire before the Lord (Lev. 10:1–7; Num. 3:4). During his father s lifetime …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ELEAZAR — (Alatzar, Abenalazar), prominent Jewish family in the kingdom of Aragon in the Middle Ages. They were considered francos ( free ) for the special services which they had rendered to the kings of Aragon during the Christian Recon quest and as such …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Eleazar — (or Elazar), (Hebrew Name|אֶלְעָזָר|Elʻazar|Elʻāzār| God has helped ) was a son of Aaron, a Levite priest and High Priest. His wife, a daughter of Putiel, bore him Phinehas. After the death of Nadab and Abihu, he was appointed to the charge of… …   Wikipedia

  • ELEAZAR — (2nd cent. B.C.E.), martyr during the religious persecution instigated by Antiochus Epiphanes (167 B.C.E.). Eleazar, one of the foremost scribes, well advanced in years, was compelled to eat swine s flesh, but chose death with glory rather than… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Eleazar — [el΄ē ā′zər] n. [LL(Ec) Eleazar < Gr(Ec) < Heb elazar, lit., God has helped] Bible Aaron s son and successor as high priest: Num. 20:28 …   English World dictionary

  • Eleazar — m Biblical: variant of ELIEZER (SEE Eliezer). See also LAZARUS (SEE Lazarus) …   First names dictionary

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