New International Version
At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores
King James Bible
And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,
Darby Bible Translation
And [there was] a poor man, by name Lazarus, [who] was laid at his gateway full of sores,
World English Bible
A certain beggar, named Lazarus, was laid at his gate, full of sores,
Young's Literal Translation
and there was a certain poor man, by name Lazarus, who was laid at his porch, full of sores,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
There was a certain beggar named Lazarus - His name is mentioned, because his character was good, and his end glorious; and because it is the purpose of God that the righteous shall be had in everlasting remembrance. Lazarus, לעזר is a contraction of the word אלעזר Eliezar, which signifies the help or assistance of God - a name properly given to a man who was both poor and afflicted, and had no help but that which came from heaven.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Unjust Steward
Eversley, 1866. NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY. Luke xvi. 8. "And the Lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely." None of our Lord's parables has been as difficult to explain as this one. Learned and pious men have confessed freely, in all ages, that there is much in the parable which they cannot understand; and I am bound to confess the same. The puzzle is, plainly, why our Lord should SEEM to bid us to copy the conduct of a bad man and a cheat. For this is the usual interpretation. …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
February 7. "Faithful in that which is Least" (Luke xvi. 10).
The Good Steward
The Rich Man and Lazarus
Then he went out to the gateway, where another servant girl saw him and said to the people there, "This fellow was with Jesus of Nazareth."
"There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day.
and longing to eat what fell from the rich man's table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores.
Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts.
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