Alting, Jacob

Alting, Jacob a reformed theologian, son of the following, was born at Heidelberg, Dec. 27, 1618; made professor of Hebrew at Groningen 1667; died Aug. 20, 1679. He was an eminent Oriental scholar. His works are published under the title, Opera omnia theologica, analytica, exegetica, practica, problematica, et philologica, (Amst. 1687, 5 vols. fol.). They include, among other writings,

1. Historia Academicarum in Populo Hebraeorum: — 2. Dissertatio maxime de Rebus Hebraeorum: — 3. Commentaries on most of the Books of the Bible: — 4. A Syro-Chaldaic Grammar: — 5. A Treatise on Hebrew Points. — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 2, 235.

 
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