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Essays Chiefly on the Original Texts of the Old and New Testaments
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Essays Chiefly on the Original Texts of the Old and New Testaments


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Irish scholar Thomas Kingsmill Abbott presents seven essays on both the Old and New Testament texts, covering the Masoretic text, the history of the Hebrew text before the Masoretes, New Testament lexicography, the use of Greek in the time of Christ, the miracle of the holy thorn, and more.

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Key Features

  • Contains seven essays by Thomas Kingsmill Abbott
  • Covers New Testament lexicography and the use of Greek in the New Testament era
  • Presents the historical journey of the biblical texts

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About T.K. Abbott

Thomas Kingsmill Abbott (1829–1913) was an ordained minister in the Church of Ireland, a fellow and tutor of Trinity College, Dublin, and professor of Hebrew in the University of Dublin. He graduated from Trinity College in 1851, and was made a fellow in 1854. He earned his MA and DLitt from Trinity. Between 1867 and 1900 he occupied three chairs at Trinity—moral philosophy, biblical Greek, and Hebrew. He became librarian in 1900. Abbott received an honorary doctorate in divinity from the University of Glasgow in 1901. He wrote and edited several books, and translated Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Practical Reason, which was used as the standard English text for many years.