Definitions for Baruchˈbɛər ək for 1 ; bəˈruk for 2
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Baruch, Bernard Baruch, Bernard Mannes Baruch(noun)
economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
a disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah
Baruch, Book of Baruch(noun)
an Apocryphal book ascribed to Baruch
Any of a number of Old Testament men, including the scribe and companion of Jeremiah.
An Apocryphal Book of the Old Testament.
Origin: From ברוך. Cognate with Arabic بارك.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
(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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So. The time has come for me to get my kite flying, stretch out in the sun, kick off my shoes, and speak my piece. 'The days of struggle are over,' I should be able to say. 'I can look back now and tell myself I don't have a single regret.' But I do. Many years ago a very wise man named Bernard Baruch took me aside and put his arm around my shoulder. 'Harpo, my boy,' he said, 'I'm going to give you three pieces of advice, three things you should always remember.' My heart jumped and I glowed with expectation. I was going to hear the magic password to a rich, full life from the master himself. 'Yes, sir' I said. And he told me the three things. I regret that I've forgotten what they were.
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