Elazar ben Azariah, alt. spelling Eleazar

Elazar ben
Azariah, alt. spelling Eleazar
c. 90
c. 155

Rabbi, Mishnaic Scholar, Junior Contemporary of Gamaliel II, Colleague and Friend of Rabbi Akiva

Author Quotes

Where there is no Torah, there is no derekh eretz/decent, cultured behavior;
where there is no derekh eretz, there is no Torah.
Where there is no wisdom, there is no fear/reverence of God;
where there is no fear/reverence of God, there is no wisdom.
Where there is no understanding, there is no knowledge;
where there is no knowledge, there is no understanding.
Where there is no kemah/meal/flour, there is no Torah;
where there is no Torah, there is no kemah/meal/flour

Where there is no money, there is no learning.

Without understanding, no knowledge; without knowledge, no understanding.

Some of a man's praise may be sung in his presence, all of it in his absence.

Laws are not invented; they grow out of circumstances.

Respect one another.

Author Picture
First Name
Elazar ben
Last Name
Azariah, alt. spelling Eleazar
Birth Date
c. 90
Death Date
c. 155
Bio

Rabbi, Mishnaic Scholar, Junior Contemporary of Gamaliel II, Colleague and Friend of Rabbi Akiva