Adler, Jacob Georg Christian

Adler, Jacob Georg Christian a Protestant theologian of Denmark, was born Dec. 8, 1756, at Arnis, in Schleswig. In 1783 he was called to Copenhagen as professor of theology and court-preacher. While visiting the congregations of his diocese, he died at Gilau, Aug. 22, 1834, being at that time doctor of theology, member of consistory, and general superintendent. He published, Novi Testamenti Versiones Syriac. Simplex, Philoxeniana, et Hierosolymitana ... Examinatce et IIlustratce (Copenh. 1789) :-Bibliotheca Biblica Sereniss. Wuirtembergens. Ducis olim Lorkiana Edita, etc. (Altona, I787):-Kurze Uebersicht seiner biblisch-kritischen Reise nach Rom (ibid. 1783). See Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. i, 55,69, 92, 166; ii, 133,176,273. (B. P.)

 
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