Eleazar (1 Macc 8:17)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eleazar the Scribe
Eleazar the Scribe (Ελεάζαρός, Eleazaros). Senior scribe who was tortured to death by Antiochus IV Epiphanes for refusing to eat sacrificial pork (2 Macc 6:18–31).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eleazar (Person)
ELEAZAR (PERSON) [Heb ʾelʿāzār (אֶלְעָזָר)]. Eleven persons in the Bible bear this name, which means “God has helped.”1. Third son of Aaron and Elisheba (Exod 6:23), the husband of a daughter of Putiel (Exod 6:25) and the father of Phinehas (Exod 6:25), consecrated as priest (Exod 28:1; Num 3:3–4)
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eleazar (Heb. ʾelʿāzār) (also AVARAN)1. A son of Aaron, along with Nadab, Abihu, and Ithamar (Exod. 6:23), all of whom were consecrated to the priestly office (Exod. 28:1). While the Israelites were camped at the foot of Mt. Sinai, the two older brothers, Nadab and Abihu, “offered unholy fire before
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Eleazar [el-i-ā-zer] (אלעזר, “God Has Helped”) (1) the third son of Aaron, through whom the line of hereditary Levitical priests descended (Num. 3:2) (2) a son of Abinadab; cared for the Ark of the Covenant in Kiriath-jearim (1 Sam. 7:1) (3) son of Dodo; one of the leaders of David’s “Mighty Men” (2
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ELEAZAR el´ee-ay´zuhr [אֶלְעָזָרʾelʿazar; Ἐλεαζάρ Eleazar]. Eleven men in the OT bear this name: “El (or God) has helped.” A similar name is Eliezer, “El (or God) is help.” 1. The third of four sons born to Aaron and Elisheba (Exod 6:23). The first two sons, Nadab and Abihu, died when they offered
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