Grischow, Johann Heinrich

Grischow, Johann Heinrich inspector of the Halle Bible Society, was born in 1685. After completing his studies, he devoted his talents entirely to the work of the Bible Society, founded by the marquis of Canstein (q.v.), and died at Halle, November 6, 1754. He translated into Latin Bingham's Christian Antiquities (1724, 10 volumes); he also translated from the German into Latin the works of Spener, Francke, Freylinghausen, etc. See Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten- Lexikon, s.v.; Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. 1:606. (B.P.)

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