Eleazar Ben-shamna

Eleazar Ben-Shamna a Jewish teacher of the 2d century, was a pupil of the famous rabbi Akiba. During the-persecution by Hadrian he went to Nisibis, in Babylonia. His recorded maxim was: "Let the honor of thy disciple be dear unto thee as the honor of thine associate; and the honor of thine associate as the fear of thy master; and the fear of thy master as the fear of heaven" (Aboth, 4:17). See Hamburger, Real-Encyclop. 2:159. (B.P.)

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