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Duncan, John (1796–1870), biblical scholar and missionary to the Jews

W. G. Blaikie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8221

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Duncan, John (1796–1870), biblical scholar and missionary to the Jews, was born at Aberdeen of very humble parentage. Receiving a small bursary he attended Marischal College, Aberdeen, and showed promise as a linguist and philosopher. While a student of divinity, first at the ...

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