Eliezer (disambiguation)

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Eliezer (Hebrew: אליעזר‎, "God is my help") was the name of at least three biblical personalities.

Eliezer may also refer to:

Rabbinic sages[edit]


  • Eliezer ben Hurcanus, Eliezer ben Hyrcanus (the surname coming from the father's Hellenized name) (Hebrew: אליעזר בן הורקנוס), a Kohen, was one of the most prominent tannaim of the 1st and 2nd centuries, disciple of R
  • Eliezer ben Jacob I, a Tanna of the 1st century; contemporary of Eleazar b. Ḥisma and Eliezer b. Hyrcanus, and senior of Judah ben Ilai (Pes. 32a, 39b; Yalḳ., Lev. 638)
  • Eliezer ben Jacob II, a Tanna of the 2nd century, quoted among R. Akiva's younger disciples who survived the fall of Bethar and the subsequent Hadrianic persecutions, including Judah b. 'Illai, R. Meïr, Simon b. Yoḥai, Eliezer b. Jose ha-Gelili (Gen
  • Eleazar ben Judah of Bartota, a Jewish Tanna of the third generation of the Tannaic era


Other people named Eliezer[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Eliezer is the name of the 501(c), non-profit organization which supports the activities of the Yale student club at Yale University
  • Yad Eliezer, a poverty-relief organization in Israel