Franz Delitzsch





Franz Delitzsch


Born
in Leipzig, Germany
February 23, 1813

Died
March 04, 1890

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Franz Delitzsch was a German Lutheran theologian and Hebraist. Born in Leipzig, he held the professorship of theology at the University of Rostock from 1846 to 1850, at the University of Erlangen until 1867, and after that at the University of Leipzig until his death. Delitzsch wrote many commentaries on books of the Bible, Jewish antiquities, Biblical psychology, a history of Jewish poetry, and Christian apologetics.

He defended the Jewish community against anti-Judaic attacks and translated the New Testament into Hebrew. In 1880 he established the Institutum Judaicum in Leipzig for the training of missionary workers among Jews.

Today, Delitzsch is best known for his translation of the New Testament into Hebrew (1877). Delitzsch's translatio
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The Delitzsch Hebrew Gospels

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Commentary on the Epistle t...

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Commentary on Isaiah

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Old Testament History of Re...

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Messianic Prophecies in His...

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Babel and Bible: Two Lectures

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“We see in essence not with two eyes but with three: with the two eyes of the body and with the eye of the mind that is behind them.”
Franz Delitzsch