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Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Tobit

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Tobit

by Carey A. Moore

Tobit is the story of a righteous, devout, and charitable man who—blind and miserable—sends his son, Tobiah, to collect on an old loan. To test his faith, an angel joins Tobiah on his journey, and in the end Tobiah returns with the money, a beautiful bride, and a miraculous cure for his father's affliction. Tobit's story touches us precisely because it t… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Zechariah 9-14

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Zechariah 9-14

by Carol L. Meyers and Eric M. Meyers

This commentary and new translation of Zechariah 9-14 continues the appraoch adopted in the authors' 1987 Anchor Bible volume (25B), Haggai and Zechariah 1-8. Authors Carol and Eric Meyers are perhaps uniquely qualified for this work because of their backgrounds in biblical archaeology and the social sciences. Employing the highest standards of philological,… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Zephaniah

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Zephaniah

by Adele Berlin

With keen insight and lucid analysis, Adele Berlin brings the dramatic words of the great prophet Zephaniah to life. Living under the tumultuous reign of King Josiah of Judah (640-609 BCE), Zephaniah predicted the final day of judgment when God would come to the fate of Israel and other nations. The book of Zephaniah is composed as a charged dialogue between… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ezra, Nehemiah

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ezra, Nehemiah

by Jacob M. Myers

The books of Ezra and Nehemiah, treated here as one larger work, continue the story of Israel’s experience begun in the biblical books of I and II Chronicles. In the wake of Persia replacing Babylon as the ruling empire in the ancient Near East, the Judahites exiled in Babylon find reason to hope again. Their hope is rooted in the fulfillment of the prophe… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Deuteronomy 1-11

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Deuteronomy 1-11

by Moshe Weinfeld

Deuteronomy 1–11 is here presented in a groundbreaking new translation, with a comprehensive introduction and thorough commentary by world-renowned Israeli biblical scholar Moshe Weinfeld. The “second law,” Deuteronomy portrays Moses as the founder and great lawgiver of Israel. In a series of addresses, Moses reviews his life and the life of God’s pe… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ecclesiastes

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ecclesiastes

by Choon-Leong Seow

Good advice that stands the test of time-those things we all know are true, tips that help us live the good life-we call wisdom. But, one life time is not enough to master the fine art of living. Distilled over centuries, the biblical book of Ecclesiastes offers us the time-tested advice of Israel's sages. This is the best of wisdom, with echoes of East and … Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Exodus 1-18

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Exodus 1-18

by William H. C. Propp

Exodus is the heart of the Hebrew Bible, the defining moment in Israel’s birth as a people, the dramatic triumph of their God. Yahweh, Pharaoh, Moses, Aaron, the Hebrew slaves, the plagues, the parting of the Red Sea—these larger-than-life characters and epoch-making events capture the imagination of everyone from biblical scholars to moviemakers. Howeve… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Exodus 19-40

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Exodus 19-40

by William H. C. Propp

The long-awaited conclusion of William H. C. Propp’s masterful study of Exodus, this informative, clearly written commentary provides a new perspective on Israelite culture and on the role of ritual, law, and covenant in biblical religion. Exodus 19–40 sets a new standard in biblical scholarship. Thorough and up-to-date, it is the first commentary on … Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Genesis

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Genesis

by E.A. Speiser

Genesis is Volume I in the Anchor Bible Series of new book-by-book translations of the Old and New Testaments and Apocrypha. Ephraim Avigdor Speiser was University Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oriental Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Using authoritative evidence from archaeology, linguistics, and comparative religion, the author … Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: I & II Esdras

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: I & II Esdras

by Jacob M. Myers

I & II Esdras is Volume 42 in the Anchor Bible Series of new book-by-book translations of the Old and New Testaments and Apocrypha, each by a preeminent scholar. Jacob M. Myers is Professor of Old Testament at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg and the author of three earlier volumes in the series: I Chronicles and II Chronicles and Ezra, Nehem… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: II Chronicles

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: II Chronicles

by Jacob M. Myers

II Chronicles (Volume 13 in the acclaimed Anchor Bible Commentary Series) is a crucial book for historians of the biblical period and for students of the Bible. Like I Chronicles, it has been both over- and undervalued. In recent years it has, certainly, suffered undue neglect. However, II Chronicles is to be neither accepted as a faithful narrative of th… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Job

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Job

by Marvin H. Pope

This third edition of the Anchor Bible Book Of Job (Volume 15 in the series) contains numerous new, revised or augmented notes. Of special interest is the inclusion of readings from the earliest translation of the Book Of Job, the recently published Targum (Aramaic translation) recovered from Cave XI of Khirbet Qumran, in the Judean Wilderness near the Dead … Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Jonah

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Jonah

by Jack M. Sasson

Were Jonah's experiences true to the history of ancient Israel? Were they meant to be read comically, philosophically, allegorically, symbolically, or realistically? And is God godly when acting beyond the comprehension of prophets, let alone ordinary human beings? These issues, and many more, are thoughtfully considered in this meticulously detailed an… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Obadiah

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Obadiah

by Paul R. Raabe

Obadiah exemplifies the classic Israelite prophetic tradition. This brief but volatile diatribe encompasses many of the great prophetic themes, such as divine judgment against Israel's enemies, the day of Yahweh, Zion theology, Israel's possession of the promised land, and the kingship of Yahweh. These themes allow Obadiah to transcend time and touch upon so… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Song of Songs

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Song of Songs

by Marvin H. Pope

The Song of Songs has been compared to a lock for which the key was lost. Traditionally ascribed to King Solomon, the book has a sensuous imagery that has been the subject of various allegorical interpretations, chiefly as relating to Yahweh’s love for Israel or Christ’s love for the Church. Marvin H. Pope suggests that the poem is what it seems, an u… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Ben Sira

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Ben Sira

by Alexander A. Di Lella and Patrick W. Skehan

The Wisdom of Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus) contains the sayings of Ben Sira, arguably the last of Israel's wise men and its first scribe, whose world was defined and dominated by Greek ideas and ideals. This Hellenistic worldview challenged the adequacy of the religion passed down to Palestinian Jews of the second century B.C.E. by their ancestors. Ben Sira's t… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Solomon

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Solomon

by David Winston

The Anchor Bible offers new, book-by-book translations of the Old and New Testaments and Apocrypha, with commentary. This volume on The Wisdom of Solomon has been prepared by David Winston, Professor of Hellenistic and Judaic Studies and Director of the Center for Judaic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. The Wisdom of Sol… Read more…

Peoples of the New Testament World

Peoples of the New Testament World

by William A. Simmons

Peoples of the New Testament World provides insight into the characters surrounding the story of Jesus. From religious groups like the Pharisees and Sadducees to individuals like John the Baptist, Peter, and Stephen, this book gives excellent summaries and historical background. Note: This resource does not contain images included in the print versi… Read more…

New Bible Commentary and New Bible Dictionary

New Bible Commentary and New Bible Dictionary

The New Bible Commentary For fifty years the New Bible Commentary has served Bible readers worldwide. This 21st Century Edition builds on the strengths of the previous three; a one-volume commentary on the whole Bible by an international team of contributors; general articles on what the Bible is and how to read it; an introduction to each Bible book; comme… Read more…

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Teach the Text Commentary Series: Job

Teach the Text Commentary Series: Job

by Daniel J. Estes

Focused Biblical Scholarship to Teach the Text Effectively The Teach the Text Commentary Series gives pastors the best of biblical scholarship and presents the information needed to move seamlessly from the meaning of the text to its effective communication. By keeping the discussion in each carefully selected preaching unit to six pages of focused commenta… Read more…

Teach the Text Commentary Series: Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs

Teach the Text Commentary Series: Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs

by Edward M. Curtis

Focused Biblical Scholarship to Teach the Text Effectively The Teach the Text Commentary Series gives pastors the best of biblical scholarship and presents the information needed to move seamlessly from the meaning of the text to its effective communication. By keeping the discussion in each carefully selected preaching unit to six pages of focused commenta… Read more…

Teach the Text Commentary Series: 1 Corinthians

Teach the Text Commentary Series: 1 Corinthians

by Preben Vang

Focused Biblical Scholarship to Teach the Text Effectively The Teach the Text Commentary Series gives pastors the best of biblical scholarship and presents the information needed to move seamlessly from the meaning of the text to its effective communication. By keeping the discussion in each carefully selected preaching unit to six pages of focused commenta… Read more…

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS) (29 Vols.)

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS) (29 Vols.)

by Thomas C. Oden

The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS) does what very few of today's students of the Bible could do for themselves. With the aid of computer technology, the vast array of writings from the church fathers—including much that is available only in the ancient languages—have been combed for their comment on Scripture. From these results, schola… Read more…

The Bible Speaks Today: New Testament Series (22 Vols.)

The Bible Speaks Today: New Testament Series (22 Vols.)

by John Stott

Edited by John R. W. Stott, The Bible Speaks Today: New Testament Series is characterized by what Stott calls a "threefold ideal . . . to expound the biblical text with accuracy, to relate it to contemporary life and to be readable." If you preach or teach from Scripture, the Bible Speaks Today series will help you apply the timeless biblical message to t… Read more…

Biblical Imagination Series (4 Vols.)

Biblical Imagination Series (4 Vols.)

by Michael Card

For years Michael Card's music has imaginatively explored the narrative power of the Word of God. Now in the Biblical Imagination Series, Card invites readers to enter into Scripture as he has learned to do, at the level of the informed imagination. These volumes will help you discover the biblical text for yourself, ask your own questions and uncover dee… Read more…

CLC Bible Companion

CLC Bible Companion

The CLC Bible Companion was named the 2010 Reference Book of the Year award by the UK Christian Resources Together. It is a set of five resources that make an all-in-one, full color comprehensive reference guide to the Bible, designed to enable teachers, preachers and lay persons alike around the world to understand and communicate the message of the Bible t… Read more…

Open Your Bible Commentary (2 Vols.)

Open Your Bible Commentary (2 Vols.)

by Martin Manser and Arthur E. Cundall

The Open Your Bible Commentary was written to encourage daily Bible study. Each reading is short, but the content is rich with careful explanation, devotional warmth, and practical relevance. Its four great strengths are that it is accessible, digestible, dependable, and practical. The Open Your Bible Commentary is in two books, each containing nearly 1,000 … Read more…

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Life Application Bible Commentary New Testament Set (17 Vols.)

Life Application Bible Commentary New Testament Set (17 Vols.)

by Philip Comfort

The Life Application Bible Commentary series is the only commentary to offer sermon and lesson applications alongside stirring commentary. Each volume in the series provides in-depth explanation, background, and application for every verse in the text. Perfect for sermon preparation and lesson planning, this one-of-a-kind reference provides excellent quotes … Read more…

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Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Ecclesiastes

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Ecclesiastes

by Craig G. Bartholomew

In this addition to the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms series, Craig Bartholomew, coauthor of the well-received Drama of Scripture and a leading voice in the call for a renewal of theological biblical interpretation, combines a careful exegetical reading of the book of Ecclesiastes with keen theological insights. Along with helpful … Read more…

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Job

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Job

by Tremper Longman III

In this final volume in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series, Tremper Longman offers an accessible commentary on one of Scripture's most intriguing books. With his deft exegetical and expositional skill, the resulting work is full of fresh insight into the meaning of the text. In addition to the helpful translation and commen… Read more…


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