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Laz·a·rus

 (lăz′ər-əs)
In the New Testament, the man whom Jesus miraculously raised from the dead in the village of Bethany.
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Lazarus

(ˈlæzərəs)
n
1. (Bible) the brother of Mary and Martha, whom Jesus restored to life (John 11–12)
2. (Bible) the beggar who lay at the gate of the rich man Dives in Jesus' parable (Luke 16:19–31)
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Laz•a•rus

(ˈlæz ər əs)

n.
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lazarus - the person who Jesus raised from the dead after four days in the tombLazarus - 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
2.Lazarus - the diseased beggar in Jesus' parable of the rich man and the beggar
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Translations
Lazarus
Laatsarus
Lasarus
Lazarus
Lasarus
Lasaros

Lazarus

[ˈlæzərəs] NLázaro
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Lazarus

[ˈlæzərəs] nLazzaro
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References in periodicals archive ?
After so many funerals you develop Lazarus Syndrome - you wonder why you are the only person here."
When doctors' resuscitation efforts have failed to revive someone and then they appear to miraculously and spontaneously come back to life, it is called Lazarus syndrome, a reference to the Bible character whom Jesus brought back from the dead.
Enrile also laughed off the comparison of his case to that of the Lazarus syndrome.