NAPHTALI BEN DAVID:
Hebrew author; born at Witzenhausen, Germany; lived in Amsterdam at the beginning of the eighteenth century. He belonged to the family of R. Moses Isserles. Naphtali was a distinguished Talmudical scholar and enjoyed great fame as a cabalist. He published one book, "Ben Dawid" (Amsterdam, 1729), strictures on the cabalistic work "'Omer Man" by Menahem Lonzano.
- Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col 2023;
- Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim, ii. 17, Wilna, 1852;
- Roest, Cat. Rosenthal. Bibl. Appendix, p. 50, Amsterdam, 1875.