David Brown (Free Church of Scotland)

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To be distinguished from David Brown (theologian) (b. 1948)

David Brown (17 August 1803 in Aberdeen – 3 July 1897 in Aberdeen) was a Free Church of Scotland minister at St. James, Glasgow, and professor of theology at Free Church College of the University of Aberdeen.[1] He was co-author of the Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary (1871) with Robert Jamieson, St. Paul's, Glasgow and the Rev. A. R. Fausset, St. Cuthbert's, York, England. He was a director of the National Bible Society of Scotland, and the Evangelical Alliance, and the Alliance of the Reformed Churches.


David Brown M.A. D.D. married Catherine Dyce on the 25 Feb 1836 at Saint Nicholas's Church, Aberdeen, Scotland.[2] Their eldest daughter, Margaret Dyce Brown, married Sir David Stewart Lord Provost of Aberdeen from 1889 to 1894.


  • Christ's Second Coming: Will it be Premillenial? Edinburgh, 1846.
  • Crushed Hopes Crowned in Death, in memory of his son, Alexander Brown, (d. 1860) London, 1861.[3]
  • The Restoration of the Jews: the History, Principles, and Bearings of the Question Edinburgh, 1861.
  • Life of the late John Duncan (1796–1870), 1872.
  • The Apocalypse: its structure and primary predictions London, 1891.
  • Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, and Epistle to the Romans in R. Jamieson and A. R. Fausset Commentary, Critical, Experimental, and Practical, on the Old and New Testaments 6 vols. Glasgow, 1864–70.
  • Commentary on the Epistles to the Corinthians in Philip Schaff Popular Commentary on the New Testament, 1882.
  • Epistle to the Romans Dods and Whyte's Handbooks for Bible Classes, Edinburgh, 1883.


  1. ^ http://www.ccel.org/browse/authorInfo?id=brown_d
  2. ^ https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTJX-5JG
  3. ^ Crushed Hopes Crowned in Death the Last Days of Alexander Brown, Bengal Civil Service, who died at sea, on his way home January 2, 1860