[bair-uh k, bey-rak for 1; buh-rahk for 2]
- a military commander who, with Deborah, destroyed the Canaanite army under Sisera. Judges 4.
- E·hud,born 1942, Israeli military leader and politician: prime minister 1999–2001.
Also Douay Bible, Bar·ac.
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But the real loser is not the Islamists, but the democratic process, says Barak Barfi.Egypt, a Nation Divided
July 23, 2013
With the new settler-friendly defense minister, the previous block to this (Barak) is gone.Settlers' 9-Step Plan To Kill The Two-State Solution
March 21, 2013
Meanwhile, Barak told The Daily Beast (in the form of Chris Dickey) that a U.S. strike against Iran was not out of the question.Political Tensions Takes Center Stage at World Economic Forum
January 27, 2013
There is a powerful need among many Israelis, said Barak, “to see something new or fresh” in politics.
Barak said he used to mock his American friends in the past.
And thou, companion and instrument of victory, Barak, arise!Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
I lapped,—an excellent test of pluck in the days of Gideon son of Barak;—and why?Mount Rainier
There was no mistaking this, and Barak nodded quickly and went on to her next question.
He rose as he spoke, and Barak understood his smile and question, and waited.
Barak pointed to the waistcoat-pocket into which he had put the stone.
- Ehud (ɛˈhʊd). born 1942, Israeli politician, prime minister (1999–2001); left the Labour Party (2011) to form the breakaway party Independence