New Living Translation
At his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus who was 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:20 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, (according to the Greek pronunciation) or Eleazer. By his name it may be conjectured, he was of no mean family, though it was thus reduced. There was no reason for our Lord to conceal his name, which probably was then well known. Theophylact observes, from the tradition of the Hebrews, that he lived at Jerusalem. Yea, the dogs also came and licked his sores - It seems this circumstance is recorded to show that all his ulcers lay bare, and were not closed or bound up.
LibraryThe Follies of the Wise
'The children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.'--LUKE xvi. 8. The parable of which these words are the close is remarkable in that it proposes a piece of deliberate roguery as, in some sort, a pattern for Christian people. The steward's conduct was neither more nor less than rascality, and yet, says Christ, 'Do like that!' The explanation is to be found mainly in the consideration that what was faithless sacrifice of his master's interests, on the part of the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
Two Kinds of Riches
Dives and Lazarus
Later, out by the gate, another servant girl noticed him and said to those standing around, "This man was with Jesus of Nazareth."
Jesus said, "There was a certain rich man who was splendidly clothed in purple and fine linen and who lived each day in luxury.
As Lazarus lay there longing for scraps from the rich man's table, the dogs would come and lick his open sores.
As they approached the Temple, a man lame from birth was being carried in. Each day he was put beside the Temple gate, the one called the Beautiful Gate, so he could beg from the people going into the Temple.
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