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  • His chief works were his translation of Grimm's Clavis Novi Testamenti (1887; revised 1889) as A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, and his New Testament bibliography (1890).
  • His chief exegetical works are his Philologisch-kritischer and historischer Kommentar fiber das Neue Testament (4 vols., 1800-1804); Philologischer Clavis fiber die Psalmen (1791); and Philologischer Clavis fiber Jesaias (1793); and particularly his Exegetisches Handbuch fiber die drei ersten Evangelien (3 vols., 1830-1833; 2nd ed., 1841-1842).
  • He published, among other mathematical works, Clavis Mathematica, in 1631, in which he introduced new signs for certain mathematical operations (see Algebra); a treatise on navigation entitled Circles of Proportion, in 1632; works on trigonometry and dialling, and his Opuscula Mathematica, published posthumously in 1676.
  • William Oughtred, a contemporary of Harriot, published an algebra, Clavis mathematicae, simultaneously with Harriot's treatise.
  • In 1712 he wrote two essays, which are still in manuscript, one on substance and accident, and the other called Clavis Philosophica.

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