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Ezra Abbot
b. April 28, 1819 – d. March 21, 1884 • Scholar
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Abbot, Ezra
Abbot, Ezra (1819–84), biblical scholar. A native of Maine, USA, and a *Unitarian by belief, in 1856 he became assistant librarian at Harvard university and in 1872 professor of NT at the Harvard divinity school. In 1871 he was appointed one of the original members of the American NT Revision Company