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 (bâr′ək, bə-ro͞ok′)
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(ˈbɛərʊk; ˈbɑː-)
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a. a disciple of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 32–36)
b. the book of the Apocrypha said to have been written by him


(ˈbɛər ək for 1; bəˈruk for 2 )

1. the amanuensis and friend of Jeremiah and nominal author of the book of Baruch in the Apocrypha. Jer. 32:12.
2. Bernard M(annes), 1870–1965, U.S. financier.
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Noun1.Baruch - economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)Baruch - economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
2.Baruch - a disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah
3.Baruch - an Apocryphal book ascribed to BaruchBaruch - an Apocryphal book ascribed to Baruch
Apocrypha - 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox Church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status
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This theme is captured and reiterated in the Haggadah which recounts that during every successive generation there will be different nations that want to destroy us, but God [Ha-Kadosh Barukh Hu] saves us from them.
in a wave of violence starting before Barukh Goldstein killed 29 Arabs in Hebron (February 1994).
The language of the classic blessing prescribed for such celebrative moments seems to me particularly appropriate at the founding of a Society for Jewish Ethics: Barukh atah Adonai, Elohenu, melekh haolam, hatov vehametiv, We bless you Adonai, our God, sovereign of the universe, the Good and the Causer of good.
But Elyaniv Barda brought the Israelis level in 14 minutes, neatly slotting the ball past the advancing McGregor after Barukh Deka's through ball had sliced open the Scots' defence.
Barukh Epstein (7) has a most novel explication of this issue.
And then Rae, who had been booked moments earlier, unleashed a 20-yard volley only for Barukh Dego to pop up on the line and head clear.
In "The Greenhorn," the earliest and shortest of the stories, the newly arrived immigrant, Barukh, refuses to stop wearing his winter coat even when it is long past the season for it.
Barukh Degu released a superb pass to Barda, who complemented his service with a left-foot finish.
Rabbi Barukh Epstein, author of the Torah Temima, recorded in detail the hurt and pain articulated by his aunt (the wife of the Netsiv) in face of what she considered discrimination against committed women.
Barukh Degu released a superb pass to Barda who complemented his service with a fine left-foot finish.
Rabbi Meir Ben Barukh (Maharam) of Rottenberg: Responsa, Rulings, and Customs I (Jerusalem: Mossad Harav Kook, 1957), p.
Significantly, the chatimah (conclusion) of the blessing - Barukh .