Eleazar (son of Mattathias)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eleazar, Father of Jason
Eleazar, Father of Jason (Ελεάζαρός, Eleazaros). The father of Jason, who was Judas Maccabeus’ emissary to Rome (1 Macc 8:17).
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)
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eleazar (son of Mattathias)
8. A son of Mattathias and brother of Judas Maccabeus (1 Macc. 2:5; 6:43f.; 2 Macc. 8:23). See Hasmoneans; Maccabees.
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
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Eleazar.—Name of several Old Testament personages: 1. Third son of Aaron, and his successor in the dignity of highpriest. He entered the Promised Land with Josue and was buried at Gabaat. 2. Son of Aminadab. Guard of the sacred ark when the latter was returned by the Philistines. 3. Brother of Judas
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