Kemper, Johann

Kemper, Johann a convert from Judaism, and professor of Hebrew and archaeology at Upqala, where he died in 1714, translated the New Test. into Hebrew,. with annotations. Under the title, מקל משה, he wrote an apology of Christianity, based upon the famous cabalistic storehouse, the Zohar. A specimen was published under the title. Phosphorus Orthodoxae Fidei ex Pervetusto Libro Sohar Deprompta, by A. Norrel (Amsterdam, 1720). See Jocher. Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.; Furst, Bibl. Jud. s.v. "Krakowia;"' Delitzsch, Wissenschaft, Kunst, Judenthum, page 304 sq. (B.P.)

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