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Baruch (father of Maaseiah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baruch, Son of Colhozeh
Baruch, Son of Colhozeh (בָּרוּךְ‎, barukh). Son of Colhozeh and father of Maaseiah. Mentioned in one of three lists of exiles who returned to Jerusalem (Neh 11:5).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baruch (Person)
BARUCH (PERSON) [Heb bārûk (בָּרוּך‎)]. 1. A scribe in Jerusalem during the years just prior to the Babylonian destruction of 587 b.c. and a close friend of the prophet Jeremiah. The book of Jeremiah recognizes his professional status as a “scribe” (Heb sōpēr; 36:26, 32). The earlier supposition that
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baruch
Baruch. 1. Neriah’s son, secretary of the prophet Jeremiah. In the fourth year of King Jehoiakim of Judah (605/4 bc). Baruch wrote down Jeremiah’s prophecy of the evil which God was going to bring upon Judah unless the nation repented (Jer 36:4). God also gave Baruch a special personal message through
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baruch (father of Maaseiah)
4. The son of Colhozeh, a descendant of Perez the son of Judah (Neh. 11:5).T. W. Davies
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baruch
BARUCH1. Neriah’s son, secretary of the prophet Jeremiah. In the fourth year of King Jehoiakim of Judah (605/604 bc), Baruch wrote down Jeremiah’s prophecy of the evil that God was going to bring upon Judah unless the nation repented (Jer 36:4). God also gave Baruch a special personal message through
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Baruch
BARUCH1. The son of Neriah and brother of Seraiah (King Zedekiah’s chamberlain, (Jer 51:59), said by Josephus (Ant. x.9.1) to have come from a very illustrious family (cf. (51:59; Bar 1:1). He was Jeremiah’s friend and private secretary (Jer 32:12; 36:4). See Jeremiah.Upon being forbidden to prophesy
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Baruch
BARUCH (Heb. bārûḵ ‘blessed’). 1. The son of Neriah (Je. 36:4), and brother of Seraiah, quartermaster to King Zedekiah (Je. 51:59). He was a faithful attendant on the prophet Jeremiah (36:10), wrote his master’s prophecies (36:4, 32) and read them to the people (vv. 14–15). He acted as witness to
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baruch
Baruch (Heb. bārûḵ)1. The son of Zabbai. He assisted in the reconstruction of the temple walls under the leadership of Nehemiah (Neh. 3:20).2. One of the 80 leaders who ratified the covenant of Nehemiah (Neh. 10:6). As one of the 22 signatories of priestly descent, Baruch agreed to strict Torah
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Baruch
Ba´ruch (blessed).1. Son of Neriah, the friend, Jer. 32:12, amanuensis, Jer. 26:4–32, and faithful attendant of Jeremiah. Jer. 36:10ff. (b.c. 603.) He was of a noble family, comp. Jer. 51:59; Bar. 1:1, and of distinguished acquirements. His enemies accused him of influencing Jeremiah in favor of the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Baruch
BA´RUCH (baʹruk; “blessed”).1. The son of Zabbai. He repaired (445 b.c.) that part of the wall of Jerusalem between the Angle of Zion and the house of Eliashib the high priest (Neh. 3:20) and joined in Nehemiah’s covenant (10:6).2. Son of Col-hozeh, a descendant of Perez, a son of Judah. His son Maaseiah
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Baruch
Baruchblessed. (1.) The secretary of the prophet Jeremiah (32:12; 36:4). He was of the tribe of Judah (51:59). To him Jeremiah dictated his prophecies regarding the invasion of the Babylonians and the Captivity. These he read to the people from a window in the temple in the fourth year of the reign
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Relatives
Colhozeh Father
Maaseiah Son