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Aboab, Isaac of San Juan de Luz,

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in Portugal, a Jewish writer, was born in 1609, and died at Amsterdam in 1693. He wrote a copious Spanish commentary on the Pentateuch, Parafrasi Comentado sobre el Pentateuco, (Amst. 1681 fol.): La Filosophia Legal [Philosophy of the Law) .(ibid.) Triumph of Moses a poem: Porta del. Cielo .( שער השמים i.e. gate of heaven"), a Hebrew translation of Herera's work against Spinozism; (ibid. 1655): and many Sermons (about 886 in number.). See Furst Bibl. Judges 1:1; Judges 1:4. Kitto, Cyclop. iv.; De Rossi, Dizionario Storico (Germ. transl.), p. 13. Basnage, Hist. of the Jews. (Taylor's transl), p.741; Finn, Sephardim, p. 465; Kayserling, Gesch. d. Juden in Portugal, p. 294 sq., 304, 3077; id. Bibliothek-judischer Kairelredner, vol. i, Beilage, p. 2; Jost, Gesch. d. Judenth. u.s. Sekten, iii, 235; Gratz, Gesch. d. Juden, 10:11, 27,129, 175, 177, 226. (B. P.).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Aboab, Isaac of San Juan de Luz,'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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