BDB1344 [H1300]

בָּרָק noun masculineEzek 1:13 lightning (chiefly in poetry) (Arabic , Assyrian bir‡u COTGloss, ZimBP 76, 82 Aramaic בְּרַק, ) — absolute ׳ב Job 20:25 + 7 t. 2Sam 22:15 (compare below); construct בְּרַק Deut 32:41 + 2 t.; plural בְּרָקִים Exod 19:16 + 7 t., בְּרָקָיו Ps 97:4lightning,

1. literal mostly plural = lightnings, lightning-flashes Exod 19:16; Ps 18:15 9 in theophanies, on 2Sam 22:15 see below) Ps 77:19; Ps 97:4; Ps 135:7; Job 38:35; Jer 10:13; Jer 51:16 so in simile of swift brightness Nah 2:5, singular only Ps 144:6; 2Sam 22:15 (where however read בְּרָקִים בָּרַק compare בָּרַק — so ᵐ5L Klo Che, compare his critical note Ps 18:15), Ezek 1:13 (in vision), and in simile of brightness Dan 10:6 swift destruction Zech 9:14.
2. figurative (always singular) of flashing arrow-head Job 20:25, compare חרב ׳ב Deut 32:41, חנית ׳ב Nah 3:3; Hab 3:11 compare glitter of weapon Exod 21:15; Exod 21:20; Exod 21:33.


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