Greve or Greeve, Egbert Jan

Greve Or Greeve, Egbert Jan a Dutch theologian and Hebrew scholar, was born at Deventer Sept. 4, 1754. He studied theology at Leyden, but refused in 1783 to sign the formula of union except as a human contrivance. He was elected representative in 1796, and became professor of Oriental languages and Hebrew antiquities at the University of Frane-ker in 1800. He wrote Ultima Capita Jobi (38-42) ad graecam versionem recensita (part i, Deventer, 1788; ii, Burg-Steinfort, 1791, 4to): — a Dutch translation of most of the Epistles of St. Paul (1790, 8vo): — Vaticin-ium Nahumi et Habacuci (Amsterdam, 1793, 8vo):

Vaticinia Jesajae hebraica ad numeros recensuit, ver-sionem et notas adjecit E. J. Greve; accedit interpretatio belgica (Amst. 1800, 2 vols. 8vo); etc. His posthumous works (in Dutch) have been published by Rhyn- vis Feith (Amst. 1813, 8vo). See Saxius, Onomasticon litterarium, part 8:p. 450; A. A. Lotze, Laudatio E. J. Grevii (Leyden, 1815, 8vo); Hoefer, Nouv. Biograph. Generale, 21:960.

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