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Baruch, Books of
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I. (First Book of) Baruch II. Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch III. Greek Apocalypse of Baruch

Various writings are associated with the name of Baruch, the scribe and companion of Jeremiah (Jer 33; 36; 45).

I. (First Book of) Baruch

Not included among the books of the Hebrew Bible, Bar belongs to the apocryphal/deuterocanonical writings of the OT and is first attested in the Greek LXX. Bar 1–5 consists of four parts: 1. 1:1–15aα serves as an introduction to the self-c…

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Steck, Odil H., Murphy, Frederick J. and Himmelfarb, Martha, “Baruch, Books of”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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