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James Strong was born this date, 8/14/1822 in New York.  The author of Strong’s Concordance was a successful businessman (built and was the president of the Flushing railroad – later merged with others).

Dr. Strong (D.D. from Wesleyan University, 1856) spent twenty-five years on the faculty of Drew Theological Seminary, Madison, NJ.  An earnest Bible student, he taught in other institutions of higher learning and in addition to compiling his Concordance – upon which he spent the better part of thirty-five years he co-authored the Cyclopedia of Biblical Theology and Ecclesiastical Literature. He died at Round Lake, New York, 8/7/1894.

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