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He is known for his Lexicon Pentaglotton, which was published posthumously in 1612; this was one year before the 1613 Arabic-Latin lexicon of Franciscus Raphelengius, therefore. An abridgement was published in 1637 by William Alabaster.
- See  under Lexicons, which gives his birthplace as Meissen)
- Pupils included Sibrandus Lubbertus
-  states also that he died in Helmstedt, where he may have studied.
- Lexicon Pentaglotton, Hebraicum, Chaldicum, Syriacum, Talmudico-Rabbinicum, et Arabicum of which a copy came into the possession of the Reverend James Manning, first president of Brown University who donated it to Brown University's earliest library collections in the 18th century; see title page.
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