Serarius, Nicholas a learned Jesuit and commentator on the Scriptures, was born in, 1555 at Rambervillers, in Lorraine. After studying the languages, he taught ethics, philosophy, and theology at Würzburg and Mentz, in which last city he died, May 20, 1610, leaving many works, of which the following are the principal: De Pharisoeorum, Sadducoeorum, et Essenorum Sectis (Franeker, 1603; Mentz, 1604): — Commentarius in Libros Jos., Jud., Ruth., Reg., et Paralip. (ibid. 1609-10, 2 pts. fol.): — Prolegomena Biblica (ibid. 1612): — Rabbini et Hierodes (ibid.): — Opuscula Theologica (3 tom. fol.): — and others which are collected in 16 vols. fol. See Fürst, Bibl. Jud. 3, 316; Winer, Handbuch der theol. Literatur.