Baruch (witness)
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Baruch [Bair-ukh](Hebrew origin: Blessed)(Nehemiah 3:20). 5th century b.c. Baruch, son of Zabbai, repaired a section of the walls of Jerusalem, from the place where the walls turned, until the door of the house of Eliashib the High Priest.(Nehemiah 10:6). 5th century b.c. Baruch was one of the priests
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Baruch [bar-uk] (ברוך, “Blessed”) (1) son of Zabbai; helped Nehemiah repair the wall of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:20) (2) a man who sealed Nehemiah’s covenant; possibly the same as (1) above or (3) below (Neh. 10:6) (3) the son of Col-Hozeh of the tribe of Judah, listed among those who settled in Jerusalem