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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia
Beck, Matthew Frederick
German Orientalist and divine; born May 22, 1649; died Feb. 2, 1701. He studied Oriental languages under Vossius in Jena, and settled as a preacher at Augsburg. He published a translation of the Targum on Chronicles, 1630-33, and translated, but did not publish, several other works from the Hebrew; e.g., the travels of Benjamin of Tudela and Pethahiah of Regensburg, and Abravanel's commentaries on two of the Prophets. Among his published works was also "Monumenta Antiqua Judaica Augustæ Vindelicorum Reperta."
- Wolf, Bibl. Hebr. No. 395, 3:543,956;
- Steinschneider, Hebr. Bibl. 2:52;
- Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, 2:218.
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Beck, Matthew Frederick'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/b/beck-matthew-frederick.html. 1901.
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