John Duport (died 1617) was an English scholar and translator.
Dr John Duport was born in Shepshed in Leicestershire. He was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge, where he became a Fellow in 1674. In 1583 he became rector of Fulham, and in 1585 precentor of St Paul's Cathedral. In 1590 he was appointed Master of Jesus College. He served as Director of the "Second Cambridge Company" charged by James I of England with translating parts the Apocrypha for the King James Version of the Bible. In 1609 he added the prebendary of Ely to his income.
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