Stock, Christian

, a celebrated scholar and Orientalist, was born at Camburg, in 1672, became a professor at Jena in 1717, and died in 1733, with a rery high reputation, particularly for Oriental literature. The chief of his works are, 1. “Disputationes de poenis Hebrosorum capitalibus.” 2. “Clavis Linguae Sanctae Veteris Testamentis.” 3. “Clavis Linguce Sanctee Novi Testament!.” These two last, which are a Hebrew and a Greek lexicon, for the words contained in the sacred writings, have been much approved, have gone through several editions, and received improvements and additions. 2