Trapp, John a Puritan divine, was born in 1601, and educated at Christ Church, Oxford. He was schoolmaster at Stratford-on-Avon and vicar of Weston-on Avon from 1624 until his death, in 1669. He wrote, God's Love-Tokens (Lond. 1637, 4to): — Theologia Theologice (1641, 8vo): — Commentaries on the Scriptures, viz.— St. John the Evangelist (1646, 4to); All the Epistles and the Revelation of St. John (1647, 4to; 2d ed. 1649, 4to); All the New Testament (1647, 2 vols. 4to; new ed. 1663, imp. 8vo); Pentateuch (1650, 4to; 2d ed. 1654, 4to); Joshua to 2d Chronicles; Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Songs of Solomon (1650, 4to); The Twelve Minor Prophets (1654, fol.); Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, and the Psalms (1656, fol.; 2d ed. 1657, fol.); Proverbs to Daniel (1656, fol.) all published together in 1662 (5 vols. fol.). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.