Pronunciation: (laz'ur-us), [key]
1. the diseased beggar in the parable of the rich man and the beggar. Luke 16:19–31.
2. a brother of Mary and Martha whom Jesus raised from the dead. John 11:1–44; 12:1–18.
3. Emma, 1849–87, U.S. poet.
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