Biel, John Christian

, a Lutheran divine of the last century, was born at Brunswick, in 1687, and died in 1745. He was the author of a great many theological dissertations inserted in Ugolin’s “Thesaur. antiquitat. sacr.” and of a valuable work published after his death by E. H. Mutzenbecher, under the title of “Novus Thesaurus Philologicus, sive Lexicon in LXX- et alios interpretes et scriptoresapocryphosVeteris Testament!,Hague, 1779 80, 3 vols. 8vo, to which Schleussneradded the supplements. 3


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