Voorst, Wilhelm Heinrich Van Dem
Voorst, Wilhelm Heinrich van dem a Dutch scholar, son of Conrad, was born at Steinfurt, and accompanied his father to Holland, where he shared his fortune's. After the subsidence of the disputes between the Gomrarists and the Arminians, he returned to Holland, and became pastor of the Remonstrants at Leyden where he occupied himself in quiet studies until his death, about 1660. He translated several Rabbinical treatises into Latin, especially Maimonides' work on the
Laws of Moses (Amst. 1638; Franek. 1684, 4to). See the Biographie Universelle, s.v.