« Age-To-Come Adventists Agier, Pierre Jean Agilbert »

Agier, Pierre Jean

AGIER, ɑ̄´´zhyê´, PIERRE JEAN: French lawyer; b. in Paris Dec. 28, 1748, of a Jansenist family; d. there Sept. 22, 1823. He held high positions in the French courts during the Revolution and under Napoleon and the Bourbons, but was early led into comprehensive theological studies. He learned Hebrew at the age of forty. His principal work is Les Prophètes nouvellement traduits de l’hébreu avec des explications et des notes critiques (8 vols., Paris, 1820-23). Among his other works are: Le Jurisconsulte national (3 vols., 1788); Vues sur la réformation des lois civiles (1793); Traité sur le mariage (2 vols., 1800); Psaumes nouvellement traduits (3 vols., 1809); Vues sur le second avénement de Jésus-Christ (1818); Prophéties concernant Jésus-Christ et l’Église (1819); and Commentaire sur l’Apocalypse (2 vols., 1823).

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