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Scriptsבָּרָק Hebrew Βαρακ Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.BER-ək English
BAR-ək English

Meaning & History

Means "lightning" in Hebrew. According to the Old Testament, Barak was a military commander under the guidance of the prophetess Deborah. They defeated the Canaanite army led by Sisera.

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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute