Gender Masculine
Scripts בָּרוּך(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. bə-ROOK(English)
BEHR-uwk(English)
BAHR-uwk(English)
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Meaning & History

Means "blessed" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a companion of the prophet Jeremiah, acting as his scribe and assistant. The deuterocanonical Book of Baruch was supposedly written by him. A famous bearer was Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), a Dutch-Jewish rationalist philosopher.

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VariantBarukh(Hebrew)
Other Languages & CulturesBarukh(Biblical Hebrew)

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Baruch Writes Jeremiah's Prophecies by Gustave Doré (1866)Baruch Writes Jeremiah's Prophecies by Gustave Doré (1866)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020