Osiander, John Adam

, a Lutheran divine and professor, was a native of Vayingen, in the duchy of Wirtemburg, and was a provost of the university of Tubingen, Where he died in 1697. He is known as the author of | Commentarius in Pentateuchum,” in five volumes, folio, 1676—1678; also of Commentaries on Joshua, the book of Judges, Ruth, and the two books of Samuel, in 3 vols, fol. 1681—1687; of “Disputationes Academicae in praecipua et maxime controversa Novi Testament! Loca,” and other learned works. 1