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Cocceius, Johannes

(Coccejus; Koch; 1603–69). Dutch Ref. theol.; b. Bremen; d. Leiden; taught sacred philol. Bremen 1630, Franeker 1636; prof. theol. Franeker 1643, Leiden 1650. Allegorizing and mysterizing exegete; brought covenant theol. (see Federal Theology) to its apex. His view that Christian Ch. hist. is foreshadowed in the OT is called Cocceianism. Works include Summa doctrinae de foedere et testamento Dei; Lexicon et commentarius sermonis hebraici et chaldaici.

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