Bernard, Christopher David

Bernard, Christopher David formerly a Jewish rabbi at Barr in Poland, who joined the Church in 1712 at Heilbronn, was professor of Hebrew at Jena and Tubingen. He is the author of a Hebrew grammar, entitled סֻכִּת דָּוַד, "the booth of David." It was published with a German translation and a preface by Chr. M. Pfaff (Wittenberg, 1722). See Furst, Bibl. Jud. 1, 112; Steinschneider, Bibliogr. Handbuch, p. 22; Wolf, Bibl. Hebr. 3, 974 sq.; 4:964; Delitzsch, Wissenschaft. Kunst. Judenthum, p. 304; Benjacob, Ozar Ha-Sepharim, or Thesaurus Librorum Hebraicorum (Wilna, 1880), ii, 420, No. 344; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v. (B. P.)

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