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Heidegger's Bible Handbook: Hosea: Interpreters

HOLY FATHERS: Didymus, Ruffinus, Theophylact.


REFORMED: Mercerus, Moller, Œcolampadius, Pareus, Polanus, Rivet, Tremellius, Zanchi. English: Burroughs,[1] Sibbes.[2]


LUTHERAN: Brentius, Gesner, Luther, Meisner.[3]


ROMAN CATHOLIC: Hieronymus Suadel, Leo Castrius.


HEBREWS: Coddæus[4] renders Hosea with the Rabbis, in Hebrew and Chaldean, with four Rabbinic commentaries, published in Leiden, 1621.


Let the Interpreters of the Books of the Old Testament, and of the Twelve Minor Prophets, be added.

[1]An Exposition with Practical Observations on the Prophecy of Hosea. Jeremiah Burroughs (1599-1646) was an English Independent, and one of the Dissenting Brethren seated at the Westminster Assembly. He was highly respected for his learning, preaching, and piety. [2]The returning backslider; or, A commentarie upon the whole XIIII chapter of the prophecy of the Prophet Hosea. Burroughs commentary did not include Hosea 14; Sibbes’ work is sometimes printed with Burroughs to complete the treatment. [3]Hoseas: Novo Commentario Per textus analysin, Eiusdem Exegesin, dubiorum solutionem, et locorum Communium annotationem, Perspicue illustratus. Balthasar Meisner (1587-1626) was a German Lutheran theologian. He defended Lutheran orthodoxy against the Socinians. [4] Gulielmus Coddæus (1575-c. 1630) was a Dutch Orientalist. He served as Professor of Hebrew at Leiden, but was deprived for his refusal to subscribe the statutes of the Synod of Dort.

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