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Old Testament Commentary Survey

Old Testament Commentary Survey

by Tremper Longman III

For the student, minister, and layperson alike, Old Testament Commentary Survey makes finding the best Old Testament commentaries easy. In this fourth edition, Longman focuses on the best of established commentaries and commentaries published in recent years. He lists a number of works available for each book of the Old Testament, gives a … Read more…

Hebrew Bible: Westminster Leningrad Codex

Hebrew Bible: Westminster Leningrad Codex

The Hebrew Bible: Westminster Leningrad Codex digital text is a project of the Groves Center based on the Leningrad Codex, Firkovich B19A, residing in the Russian National Library. The Leningrad Codex is the oldest, complete manuscript of the Hebrew Bible, dated to around 1008 AD. It serves as the basis for the Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (BHS), which has… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Gospel of Mark

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Gospel of Mark

by William L. Lane

This widely praised commentary by William Lane shows Mark to be a theologian whose primary aim was to strengthen the people of God in a time of fiery persecution by Nero. Using redaction criticism as a hermeneutical approach for understanding the text and the intention of the evangelist, Lane considers the Gospel of Mark as a total literary work and describe… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ecclesiastes

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ecclesiastes

by Tremper Longman III

Ecclesiastes both absorbing and unforgettable. It stands out in the OT because of its strikingly distinct message. Author Tremper Longman III gives the speaker of the book the name Qohelet, who confronts doubts common in our own time as well as his. Qohelet is compelled by the question, “Where can we finding meaning in the world?” And though his mantra s… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 9: Ruth, Esther (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 9: Ruth, Esther (WBC)

by Frederic W. Bush

This is Volume 9 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the books of Ruth and Esther. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural,… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 38a: Romans 1–8 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 38a: Romans 1–8 (WBC)

by James D. G. Dunn

This is Volume 38a of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 1-8 of the book of Romans. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, str… Read more…

Interpreting the New Testament Text Introduction to the Art and Science of Exegesis

Interpreting the New Testament Text Introduction to the Art and Science of Exegesis

by Darrell L. Bock, Buist Fanning, I. Howard Marshall, Daniel B. Wallace, Darrell L. Bock, Daniel B. Wallace, Buist M. Fanning, J. William Johnston, Jay E. Smith, David K. Lowery, Joseph D. Fantin, Michael H. Burer, John D. Grassmick, W. Hall HarrisIII, Timothy J. Ralston, Narry F. Santos and Will

With the explosive increase in availability of English Bible translations, the question can easily be asked, 'Why bother with the hard work of biblical exegesis?' Computers can translate foreign languages and our English texts can take us very close to the original meanings, so why exegete? Answer: because the deepest truths of the Bible are found th… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Letters to Timothy and Titus

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Letters to Timothy and Titus

by Phillip H. Towner

The most accessible, most broadly pitched full-length commentary on Timothy and Titus, this NICNT volume explores Paul's three letters to Timothy and Titus within their historical, religious, and cultural settings. In his introduction, Towner sets out the rationale for his historical approach, questions certain assumptions of recent c… Read more…

Vision of His Glory

Vision of His Glory

by Anne Graham Lotz and Anne Graham Lotz

With a focus on Jesus Christ, Anne Graham Lotz brings clarity and understanding to the book of Revelation. Lotz explains God's faithfulness regardless of circumstance. All who feel depressed, deluded or discouraged can find hope in all of life's difficult situations: When life seems too small and problems seem too great; when personal insignificance … Read more…

The Next to the Last Word: Service, Hope, and Revival in the Postexilic Prophets

The Next to the Last Word: Service, Hope, and Revival in the Postexilic Prophets

by Bruce P. Baugus

Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi—the often ignored Minor Prophets—delivered the next-to-last word to God’s people. That is, these prophets pointed Israel to Christ, the supreme and final Word, and warned them against rejecting Him. Underscoring the truth that studying this portion of Scripture is profitable (2 Tim. 3:16), Michael Barrett helps us discern… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 21: Psalms 101–150, rev. ed. (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 21: Psalms 101–150, rev. ed. (WBC)

by Leslie C. Allen

This is Volume 21 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 101-150 of the book of Psalms. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, … Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 51: 1, 2, 3 John (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 51: 1, 2, 3 John (WBC)

by Stephen Smalley

Dr. Smalley's exhaustive commentary on the Greek text of the letters of John argues that they, together with the Fourth Gospel, record and reflect the spiritual history of the Johannine community itself. These letters contain theological, ethical and practical truths that are fundamental to the Christian position in every age: that Jesus is one with God … Read more…


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