Righteous Eleazar, son of Aaron and second High Priest of Israel

Commemorated on September 2

He was the second high priest of Israel, the son of Aaron the high priest of Israel,. During his time Moses made a census of the Hebrew people according to the command of God. After gaining the promised land, St. Eleazar together with Joshua, son of Nun, participated in dividing the land among the tribes the Israelites and then lived in Shiloh, where there was a tabernacle. He died after Joshua, son of Nun, and was buried in Gibeah.

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