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Franz Delitzsch (1813, Delitzsch - March 4, 1890)

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Franz Delitzsch (1813, Delitzsch March 4, 1890) was a German


Lutheran theologian and Hebraist.

Franz Delitzsch held the professorship of theology at Rostock


from 1846 to 1850, at Erlangen until 1867, and after that at
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-Semitic attacks
and translated the New Testament into Hebrew, In 1880 he
established the Institutum Judaicum[1] in Leipzig for the
training of missionary workers among Jews.
Today Delitzsch is best known for his translation of the New
Testament into Hebrew. Delitzsch's translation is still
considered the standard New Testament edition in Hebrew. It is
remarkable in that it was composed before the modern revival
of the language but still remains fresh and alive for readers
today.
Delitzsch also collaborated with J. F. K. Keil on a commentary
series which covers the whole of the Old Testament and is still
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Franz Delitzsch (1813, Delitzsch - March 4, 1890)

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in print, having first appeared in 1861. Delitzsch contributed


the commentaries on Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song
of Solomon, and Isaiah.
His son, Friedrich Delitzsch (1850C1922), was an Assyrian
scholar and author of works on Assyrian language, literature,
and history.
I notice that the *Hebrew narrator by Avraham Shmueloff also
uses Franz Delitzsch Brit Hadashah.it is available in MP3
format. I have intention of dividing into individual book as the
MP3 is Matthew to Revelation into one file it is too big and hard
to select the book to read.The Brit Hadashah Hebrew text today
are Franz Delitzsch version.
The Jewish Encyclopedia author : Crawford Howell Toy
Gottheil

Richard

He was not of Jewish descent; although, owing to


his rabbinical learning and his sympathy with the
Jewish people, and from a misunderstanding of his
relation to his Hebrew godfather (whom he called
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Franz Delitzsch (1813, Delitzsch - March 4, 1890)

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"uncle"), a Jewish ancestry was often attributed to


him. Delitzsch was a vigorous opponent of the
anti-Semitic movement in Germany, and was one
of the foremost opponents of Rohling, defending
the Jews against the blood accusation. His son
Friedrich Delitzsch is noted as an Assyriologist;
he is professor of Assyriology at the University of
Berlin.
Online information of Franz Delitzsch
Internet Archive Search: creator:"Delitzsch,
Franz, 1813-1890"
The Wellsprings of the Torah - Franz
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