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Letters to the Church

Letters to the Church

by Karen H. Jobes

Respected New Testament scholar Karen Jobes explores the cultural and theological background of Hebrews and the general epistles (James through Jude) in this rich commentary. Writing from an evangelical perspective, Jobes addresses issues of historical relevance as well as how these ancient books connect with Christian faith and practice today. … Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Esther

NIV Application Commentary Esther

by Karen H. Jobes

The book of Esther tells a story of God’s providence, without ever directly mentioning Him. Set while the Israelites are captives in Persia, God’s chosen people are repeatedly endangered by people like Haman, who desires that every Jew be put to death. However, they are repeatedly protected by God. No doubt Haman sees God’s saving action as some shadow… Read more…

Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament: 1 Peter

Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament: 1 Peter

by Karen H. Jobes

In this addition to the acclaimed BECNT series, Karen H. Jobes provides a fresh, insightful commentary on 1 Peter that will help students and pastors understand and apply this important letter to the world in which we live. Throughout the commentary, Jobes emphasizes the Christian's relationship to culture and the place of suffering in… Read more…

Invitation to the Septuagint

Invitation to the Septuagint

by Karen H. Jobes and Moisés Silva

This comprehensive yet user-friendly primer to the Septuagint (LXX) acquaints readers with the Greek versions of the Old Testament. It is accessible to students, assuming no prior knowledge about the Septuagint, yet is also informative for seasoned scholars. The authors, both prominent Septuagint scholars, explore the history of the LXX, the various versions… Read more…

Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (ZECNT): 1, 2, and 3 John

Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (ZECNT): 1, 2, and 3 John

by Karen H. Jobes and Clinton E. Arnold

1-3 John In her commentary on John’s letters, Karen H. Jobes writes to bridge the distance between academic biblical studies and pastors, students, and laypeople who are looking for an in-depth treatment of the issues raised by these New Testament books. She approaches the three letters of John as part of the corpus that includes John’s gospel, … Read more…

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