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[bair-uh k, bey-rak for 1; buh-rahk for 2] /ˈbɛər ək, ˈbeɪ ræk for 1; bəˈrɑk for 2/
a military commander who, with Deborah, destroyed the Canaanite army under Sisera. Judges 4.
Ehud, born 1942, Israeli military leader and politician: prime minister 1999–2001.
Also, Douay Bible, Barac. Unabridged
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  • But since the days of Deborah and of Barak, Tabor is generally supposed to have witnessed another scene.

  • And thou, companion and instrument of victory, Barak, arise!

  • I lapped,—an excellent test of pluck in the days of Gideon son of Barak;—and why?

    Mount Rainier Various
  • He rose as he spoke, and Barak understood his smile and question, and waited.

    The Diva's Ruby F. Marion Crawford
  • There is a close parallel between the enterprise of Deborah and Barak and that which opens before the church of the present time.

    Judges and Ruth Robert A. Watson
British Dictionary definitions for Barak


Ehud (ɛˈhʊd). born 1942, Israeli politician, prime minister (1999–2001); left the Labour Party (2011) to form the breakaway party Independence
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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