Bynaeus, Anthony a Dutch divine and scholar, was born at Utrecht, Aug. 6,1654, and studied the ancient languages under Graevius. After his ordination to the Protestant ministry he devoted himself to the Oriental languages, and became an eminent scholar in Hebrew and Syriac. He died at Deventer, Nov. 8, 1698. Among his writings are De Calceis Hebraeorum (Dort, 1682, 12mo): — Explicatio Hist. Evang. de Nativitate Christi (Dort. 1688, 4to): — De Natali Jesu Christi (Amst. 1689, 4to); with sermons and commentaries in the Dutch language. — Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 7, 931.