Jackson, Arthur an English Nonconformist divine, was born in Suffolk in 1593. He studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, became lecturer, and afterwards minister of St. Michael's, Wood Street, London. Subsequently he received the living of St. Faith's, but was ejected for nonconformity in 1662,' and died in 1666. His annotations are still esteemed. His writings are principally in the exegetical department, and are generally considered valuable even in our day. Of these the best are, A Help for the understanding of the Holy Scripture (Camb. 1643, 3 vols. 4to): — Annotations on the whole Book of Isaiah (London, 1682, 4to). — Darling, Cyclop. Bibliog. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Authors, s.v.