James Moffatt

(1870—1944) biblical scholar

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NT scholar. A minister of the Free Church of Scotland, from 1927 to 1939 he taught at the Union Theological Seminary, New York. His translation of the Bible is written in colloquial English; the NT appeared in 1913, the OT in 1924, and the whole was revised in 1935. He also edited a commentary on the NT based on his translation.

Subjects: Christianity.

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