from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at Bible.
- Baruch, Bernard Mannes 1870-1965. American stock broker, public official, and political adviser for every President from Woodrow Wilson to John F. Kennedy.
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- proper n. Any of a number of Old Testament men, including the scribe and companion of Jeremiah.
- proper n. An Apocryphal Book of the Old Testament.
- proper n. A male given name.
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- n. an Apocryphal book ascribed to Baruch
- n. a disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah
- n. economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
I was intrigued by the fact that he went by the name Baruch, even though many of his official biographies named him as Barry.
Note 9: Reprinted from Staffrider 1, no. 1 (1978), in Baruch Hirson, Year of Fire, Year of Ash. The Soweto
In answer to these men: furst I saye/that this booke entitle Baruch is none of the Canonicall scriptures: And therfor no man is bownd to the doctrine of it.
A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful by Peter Martyr; Wherunto is Added A Sermon made of the Confessing of Christ and His Gospel and of the Denying of the same, by Henry Bullinger
Baruch is sent for, and is ordered to sit down among them and read it all over again to them (v. 14, 15), which he readily did, not complaining that he was weary with his public work and therefore desiring to be excused, nor upbraiding the princes with their being absent from the temple, where they might have heard it when he read it there.
Note 43: Oupa Thando Mthimkulu, in Baruch Hirson, Year of Fire, Year of Ash — The Soweto Revolt: Roots of a
Then Jeremiah called Baruch the son of Neriah: and Baruch wrote from the mouth of Jeremiah all the words of the Lord, which he had spoken unto him, upon a roll of a book.
'Barack' means the same as 'Baruch' - one who's blessed.
¶ Then Jeremiah called Baruch the son of Neri'ah: and Baruch wrote from the mouth of Jeremiah all the words of the LORD, which he had spoken unto him, upon a roll of a book.
Justin as set forth in his book entitled Baruch, shows how some Gnostics fused Greek, Jewish, and Christian elements.
So Jeremias called Baruch the son of Nerias: and Baruch wrote from the mouth of Jeremias all the words of the Lord, which he spoke to him, upon the roll of a book.