Krebs, Johann Tobias
Krebs, Johann Tobias a German theologian, was born at Buttelstadt (Thuringia) in 1718, and was educated at Leipzig University, where, after attaining to the master's degree, he lectured on N.T. exegesis. Later he was conrector at Chemnitz, and finally rector at the gymnasium in Grimma, where he died in 1782. Krebs edited Schottgen's Lexicon in Nov. Testcament (Lips. 1765), and wrote himself two works of considerable value for the illustration of the facts and language of the N.T., De usu et prcestantia Romance Historimc in N.T. interpretatione (Lips. 1745): — Observationes in N.T. e Flacvio Joseph. (Lips. 1755). "The latter contains a rich collection of examples of the peculiarities of N.-T. phraseology."-Pierer, Univ. Lexikon, vol. 9:s.v.; Kitto, Bibl. Cyclop. s.v.