Johann Georg Abicht

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Johann Georg Abicht
Born(1672-03-21)21 March 1672
DiedJune 5, 1740(1740-06-05) (aged 68)
EducationUniversity of Jena and University of Leipzig
Occupation(s)Theologian and Lutheran Clergyman

Johann Georg Abicht (21 March 1672 – 5 June 1740) was a German Lutheran theologian, born at Königsee, Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.

After finishing his studies at the universities of Jena and Leipzig, Abicht became teacher of oriental languages at the latter in 1702. In 1707 he was appointed rector of the college of Danzig and pastor at the Holy Trinity Church. In 1729 he was appointed general superintendent, professor of theology and pastor at the town church of Wittenberg.

His best-known works are those about oriental languages and Hebrew archaeology.