Definitions for Baruchˈbɛər ək for 1 ; bəˈruk for 2

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bar•uchˈbɛər ək for 1 ; bəˈruk for 2(n.)

  1. the amanuensis and friend of Jeremiah and nominal author of the book of Baruch in the Apocrypha. Jer. 32:12.

    Category: Bible

  2. Bernard M(annes), 1870–1965, U.S. financier.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Baruch, Bernard Baruch, Bernard Mannes Baruch(noun)

    economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)

  2. Baruch(noun)

    a disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah

  3. Baruch, Book of Baruch(noun)

    an Apocryphal book ascribed to Baruch

Wiktionary

  1. Baruch(ProperNoun)

    Any of a number of Old Testament men, including the scribe and companion of Jeremiah.

  2. Baruch(ProperNoun)

    An Apocryphal Book of the Old Testament.

  3. Baruch(ProperNoun)

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  4. Origin: From ברוך. Cognate with Arabic بارك.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Baruch

    (1) the friend of the prophet Jeremiah, and his scribe, who was cast with him into prison, and accompanied him into Egypt; (2) a book in the Apocrypha, instinct with the spirit of Hebrew prophecy, ascribed to him; (3) also a book entitled the Apocalypse of Baruch, affecting to predict the fall of Jerusalem, but obviously written after the event.

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