Eleazar

Eleazar (El´ee-ay´zuhr; Heb., “God has helped”)

The name of seven different people in the OT, the foremost being the third son of Aaron. He and his brothers became priests (Exod 29; Lev 8), and he later became high priest when Aaron died (Num 20:25-28). He served as high priest during the remaining years of Moses’s leadership and through Joshua’s tenure as leader. An Eleazar is also mentioned in the list of Joseph’s ancestors in Matt 1:15.

Exod 29

* Invalid citation format *

Lev 8

* Invalid citation format *

Num 20:25-28

* Invalid citation format *

Matt 1:15

* Invalid citation format *

 NEH Logo
Bible Odyssey has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.