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Nationality  German
Occupation  Lutheran theologian

Name  Carl Keil
Died  May 5, 1888
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Born  26 February 1807 (1807-02-26) Lauterbach near Oelsnitz, Kingdom of Saxony
Other names  Johann Friedrich Karl Keil
Known for  Old Testament commentary
Books  Jeremiah - Lamentations, Commentary on the Old Testament, Manual of Historico‑critical Introducti, Commentary on the Old Testamen

Johann Friedrich Karl Keil or Carl Friedrich Keil (26 February 1807 – 5 May 1888) was a conservative German Lutheran Old Testament commentator.



Keil was born at Lauterbach near Oelsnitz, Kingdom of Saxony, and died at Rätz, Saxony.

He is best known for his contributions to the Keil and Delitzsch commentaries, a ten-volume set written with Franz Delitzsch.

Keil was a student of Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.

Old Testament Commentary

From the commentary compilations by Keil and Delitzsch:

  • Volume 1: Pentateuch
  • Volume 2: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 & 2 Samuel
  • Volume 3: 1 & 2 Kings, 1 & 2 Chronicles
  • Volume 4: Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job
  • Volume 5: Psalms
  • Volume 6: Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs
  • Volume 7: Isaiah
  • Volume 8: Jeremiah, Lamentations
  • Volume 9: Ezekiel, Daniel
  • Volume 10: Minor Prophets
  • References

    Carl Friedrich Keil Wikipedia

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