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

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

by J. Ramsey Michaels

In this detailed, elegantly written commentary J. Ramsey Michaels gives primary attention to the Gospel of John in its present form rather than to the sources or traditions behind it. Michaels examines both the Gospel's literary character and its theological significance for the Christian community in its own time and through the ages. This landmark comm… Read more…

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

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

by Leon Morris

Morris states in his introduction that John “…is a simple Gospel. The humblest believer can read it and understand it and profit from it”, but notes that “…there are unplumbed depths in the limpid clarity of this writing. What at first appears obvious is presently seen to pose problems. Most students would agree with Hoskyns that years of close stu… Read more…

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

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

by Joel B. Green

This highly original commentary, part of the New International Commentary, is unique for the way it combines concerns with first-century culture in the Roman world with understanding the text of Luke as a holistic, historical narrative. About the New International Commentary on the New Testament "Faithful criticism" charac… 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 New Testament (NICNT): The Gospel of Matthew

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

by R. T. France

Rather than being a "commentary on commentaries," The Gospel of Matthew is concerned throughout with what Matthew himself meant to convey about Jesus and how he set about doing so within the cultural and historical context of first-century Palestine. France frequently draws attention to the distinctive nature of the province of Galilee and the social… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Letter of James

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Letter of James

by Scot McKnight

Pastors and scholars have often found the letter of James particularly vexing both to interpret and to apply. Scot McKnight's commentary expounds James both in its own context and in the context of ancient Judaism, the Greco-Roman world, and the emerging Christian faith. Though interacting with the best available scholarly work on James, McKnight first c… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Letter of James (Adamson)

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Letter of James (Adamson)

by James B. Adamson

About the New International Commentary on the New Testament "Faithful criticism" characterizes volumes in The New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT), and is widely recognized by pastors, students, and scholars alike for its attention to the text of Scripture, its currency with contemporary scholarship, and its service to t… 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…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Second Epistle to the Corinthians

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Second Epistle to the Corinthians

by Paul Barnett

About the New International Commentary on the New Testament "Faithful criticism" characterizes volumes in The New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT), and is widely recognized by pastors, students, and scholars alike for its attention to the text of Scripture, its currency with contemporary scholarship, and its service to t… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): Song of Songs

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): Song of Songs

by Tremper Longman III

The Song of Songs focuses on the most important of human relationships—marriage. However, it is one of the lesser-studied books in the Bible in spite of its importance in our daily lives. In the New International Commentary: Song of Songs, Tremper Longman III explains the book for contemporary readers and examines the analogy of God's love for his peop… Read more…

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

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

by Peter C. Craigie

All of Christianity has been deeply influenced by Deuteronomy (the second giving of the law); this book’s scope and force is absolutely breathtaking when considered from the standpoint of theology. Christ quotes Deuteronomy 6:5 in summarizing “all the law and the prophets.” And when Jesus faces Satan in the wilderness, he quotes exclusively from Deuter… 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…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ezekiel 1-24

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ezekiel 1-24

by Daniel Block

The first twenty four chapters of Ezekiel can seem impossible at times, with their symbolic language and downright extraordinary descriptions. With the New International Commentary: Ezekiel Chapters 1-24 by Daniel Block, the difference will seem like night and day as he guides you through these challenging chapters. Block first offers an introduction that ex… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ezekiel 25-48

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ezekiel 25-48

by Daniel Block

The latter half of Ezekiel doesn’t necessarily land you out of the woods in terms of clarity—if anything, God’s constant anger and apparently confusing language here can be distressing. But the New International Commentary: Ezekiel Chapters 25-48 by Daniel Block walks you through these chapters verse-by-verse and brings out Ezekiel’s content and mean… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 1-17

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 1-17

by Victor P. Hamilton

This first part of Victor P. Hamilton’s New International Commentary on Genesis seeks to provide clarity on these first seventeen chapters—chapters that have been theologically essential (and debated) for many years. Hamilton writes an introduction that covers structure, composition, canonicity, the text itself, interpretive problems, and theology. &… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 18-50

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 18-50

by Victor P. Hamilton

Read on as the beginnings of God’s chosen people unfold even further. Although the amount of pure content in Genesis can seem overwhelming, the New International Commentary: Genesis Chapters 18-50 seeks to make it more manageable while soundly explaining theology, issues of criticism, and crucial background information. Like the first chapters of Genesis, … Read more…

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

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

by J. Andrew Dearman

In the New International Commentary: The Book of Hosea, J. Andrew Dearman goes back to Hosea’s own cultural heritage—especially the covenant relationships that God had made with Israel through its troubled history. Dearman translates the ancient Hebrew himself, and makes a potentially clouded text clear in terms of its poetic style. Hosea’s story of Is… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Isaiah 1-39

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Isaiah 1-39

by John Oswalt

This first installment of John N. Oswalt’s New International Commentary: The Book of Isaiah is excellent on all fronts: whether you approach from a theological, literary, or linguistic perspective, you can’t go wrong. Oswalt combines all these things with a great deal of historical context to provide a reliable commentary on Isaiah—an immensely vital p… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Isaiah 40-66

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Isaiah 40-66

by John Oswalt

Chapters 40-66 of Isaiah are some of the most beautifully written chapters in the Bible. As the writer addresses Jews during and returning from the exile, you’ll find messages of hope and encouragement as Israel faces the challenge of rediscovering its identity as God’s chosen people. In the New International Commentary: Isaiah Chapter… Read more…

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

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

by John A. Thompson

The New International Commentary: The Book of Jeremiah by J.A. Thompson is advanced yet easy to read. It’s one of the best works on Jeremiah available today—it will help you understand this truly wonderful book that emphasizes God’s covenant love for his people. Aside from the commentary itself, Thompson’s book on Jeremiah seeks to solidify your know… Read more…

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

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

by John E. Hartley

Job is a book of unique renown. For people who undergo any kind of suffering, Job confronts the difficult question of theodicy (as C.S. Lewis puts it, “the problem of pain”). It challenges the blessing/reward theology found in the Pentateuch and the view that God ought not be confronted in times of trial. Job is honest with God about his pain, and is ric… Read more…

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

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

by Marten H. Woudstra

Whereas the Pentateuch is, largely, an account of Israel’s failures, Joshua is a success story. Here, God’s people finally take possession of the land promised to them. They conquer a great deal of kingdoms and experience the fullness of God’s blessings: “[n]ot one word of all the good promises that the LORD had made to the house of Israel had failed… Read more…

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

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

by Gordon J. Wenham

The modern church pays significantly less attention to this part of the Pentateuch. To many readers, the subjects of Leviticus—ritual, food, cleanliness, and purification laws—seem inapplicable to today’s church. What does Leviticus have to do with contemporary Christians? In the New International Commentary: The Book of Leviticus, … Read more…

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

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

by Timothy R. Ashley

Numbers is an account with two central figures: God and Israel. Although the account appears strange and even cruel at times, the difficulties presented by Numbers deserve to be honestly faced by today’s Bible readers. The New International Commentary: The Book of Numbers will also hone in on the recurring theme of following God without deviation—a theme… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Proverbs 1-15

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Proverbs 1-15

by Bruce K. Waltke

The eagerly awaited New International Commentary: The Book of Proverbs Chapters 1-15 has been carefully crafted for over twenty five years and is expected to set the bar in Proverbs research. Authored by the prominent Old Testament scholar Bruce Waltke, this dual-volume commentary is undoubtedly the most thorough study of Proverbs available. &#… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Proverbs 15-31

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Proverbs 15-31

by Bruce K. Waltke

The New International Commentary: The Book of Proverbs Chapters 15-31 has been carefully crafted for over twenty five years and is expected to set the bar in Proverbs research. Authored by the prominent Old Testament scholar Bruce Waltke, this dual-volume commentary is undoubtedly the most thorough study of Proverbs available. Waltke’s w… Read more…

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

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

by Rolf A. Jacobson, Nancy L. deClaisse-Walford and Beth LaNeel Tanner

This work by Nancy L. deClaissé-Walford, Rolf Jacobson, and Beth Tanner is the most complete and detailed one-volume commentary available on the Psalms. Significantly, the volume reflects the combined insights of three superior (younger) biblical scholars. DeClaissé-Walford, Jacobson, and Tanner offer a succinct introduction to the Psalt… Read more…

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

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

by Robert L. Hubbard Jr.

Ruth is permeated with God’s providential care for Ruth and her family. The New International Commentary: The Book of Ruth draws from recent scholarship to carefully address the book of Ruth’s literary, grammatical, and theological aspects. Hubbard highlights the literary mastery and distinct theological views within Ruth in order to offer a new date and… Read more…

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

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

by Mark J. Boda

Over the centuries, the prophetic book of Zechariah has suffered from accusations of obscurity and has frustrated readers seeking to unlock its treasures. This work by Mark Boda provides insightful commentary on Zechariah, with great sensitivity to its historical, literary, and theological dimensions. Including a fresh translation of Zechariah from the origi… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

by F. Charles Fensham

In the New International Commentary: The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah, F. Charles Fensham carefully walks readers through the books of Ezra and Nehemiah—two books that are central for a correct understanding of the origins of Judaism, particularly the roots of the Pharisees. This serves as invaluable background to Jesus’ interactions with the Jewish author… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Haggai and Malachi

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Haggai and Malachi

by Pieter A. Verhoef

Haggai and Malachi are two significant but sometimes marginalized books. The New International Commentary: Haggai and Malachi by Pieter A. Verhoef is a comprehensive, critical interpretation and explanation of these two books in terms of how their messages are connected to today’s church. In his introductions to these books, Verhoef incl… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah

by Leslie C. Allen

Despite the popularity of the Minor Prophets’ focus on social justice, they are often overshadowed by the rest of the Bible. Additionally, they are home to a host of historical/literary challenges that scholars have been working with for decades—challenges that all Christians should be aware of. In the New International Commentary: Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, … Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah

by O. Palmer Robertson

History and prophecy are closely connected when it comes to God’s chosen people. The books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah make this explicit in the eyes of O. Palmer Robertson, who, in showing the historical context of these books in the New International Commentary: Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah, presents the compelling argument that Biblical history … Read more…

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

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

by Tsumura David Toshio

David and Goliath, the call of Samuel, the witch of Endor, David and Bathsheba—these stories and people are familiar, even to some with no Biblical background. But the books of 1 and 2 Samuel are among the most difficult books in the Bible. The Hebrew text presents serious issues to translators and scholars alike. The social and religious customs depart in… Read more…

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

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

by Barry G. Webb

Eminently readable, exegetically thorough, and written in an emotionally warm style that flows from his keen sensitivity to the text, Barry Webb’s commentary on Judges is just what is needed to properly engage a dynamic, narrative work like the book of Judges. It discusses not only unique features of the stories themselves but also such issues as the viole… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: 1 Peter

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: 1 Peter

by John H. Elliott

The significance of the First Letter of Peter for the formation of Christianity stands in sharp contrast to its brevity. John H. Elliott, a leading authority on this letter, brings its significance to life in this magnificent addition to the renowned Anchor Bible Commentaries. Elliott sets the letter into context, covering its literary, historical, theologic… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: 2 Peter, Jude

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: 2 Peter, Jude

by Jerome H. Neyrey

Jerome H. Neyrey gives us a thoroughly up to date and comprehensive study of two of the most obscure books of the New Testament. Written after the death of Jesus and his Apostles, the Epistles of 2 Peter and Jude offer a glimpse into the turbulent life of the early Christian communities. Neyrey’s fascinating study not only provides an entirely new translat… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Amos

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Amos

by David Noel Freedman and Francis I. Andersen

The life and mission of Amos the shepherd and prophet have always fascinated students of the Old Testament. This rancher-farmer from Tekoa, summoned dramatically by Yahweh to prophesy to Israel under the kingship of Jeroboam II (eighth century B.C.E.) about the corruption, injustice, and religious insincerity of his time, has intrigued scholars for cent… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Book of Daniel

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Book of Daniel

by Louis F. Hartman and Alexander A. Di Lella

The Anchor Bible Series offers new, book-by-book translations of the Old and New Testament and the Apocrypha, with commentary. This volume on the Book of Daniel has been prepared by two distinguished biblical scholars from the faculty of the Catholic University of America: Alexander A. Di Lella, Professor of Old Testament, and the late Louis F. Hartman, Prof… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Colossians

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Colossians

by Markus Barth and Helmut Blanke

The Apostle Paul’s Letter to the Colossians offers a valuable and intimate glimpse into the life of a fledgling Christian community as it struggled to define Christian doctrine and theology. Paul was prompted to write to the Colossian assembly when he heard that “false teachers” had joined the congregation and were advocating dangerous, non-Christian p… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Daniel, Esther, and Jeremiah, The Additions

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Daniel, Esther, and Jeremiah, The Additions

by Carey A. Moore

THE ANCHOR YALE BIBLE COMMENTARY SERIES is a project of international and interfaith scope in which Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish scholars from many countries contribute individual volumes. The project is not sponsored by any ecclesiastical organization and is not intended to reflect any particular theological doctrine. The Anchor Yale Bible is c… 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 … Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ephesians 1-3

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ephesians 1-3

by Markus Barth

Encompassing the body of Pauline theology, Ephesians (volumes 34 and 34A of the acclaimed Anchor Bible Series) has been called "the crown of St. Paul's writings," yet both its authorship and addressees are the subject of continuing dispute. Through line-by-line examination of its vocabulary, its difficult style, its Qumran and Gnostic affinities… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ephesians 4-6

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ephesians 4-6

by Markus Barth

Ephesians comprises volumes 34 and 34A of the Anchor Bible Series, a new book-by-book translation with introductions, notes, and comments by individual scholars, each known for outstanding contributions to biblical studies. Markus Barth, son of Karl Barth, held a New Testament chair at the University of Basel, Switzerland. Encompassing the… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Epistles of John

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Epistles of John

by Raymond E. Brown

With this study—companion to the masterful two-volume The Gospel According to John, Raymond E. Brown completed his trilogy on the Johannine corpus. Meticulous in detail, exhaustive in analysis, persuasive in argument, it examines controversies that have long troubled both biblical scholars and lay readers. Questions of authorship, composition, and dating, … Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Esther

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Esther

by Carey A. Moore

Esther, the biblical book named after the beautiful Jewish woman chosen by the Persian King Xerxes to be queen, is a story of love, political intrigue, and religious faithfulness. Carey A. Moore combines his treatment of scholarly issues with an engaging explanation of the popular Jewish festival of Purim. One of three biblical books named… 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 firs… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ezekiel 1-20

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ezekiel 1-20

by Moshe Greenberg

In Ezekiel 1-20, the first of two volumes of commentary on the Scripture attributed to the third major Old Testament prophet, Moshe Greenberg uses accessible prose to explain Ezekiel’s ecstatic, erratic, almost incomprehensible otherworldly visions and prophecies. One of this century’s most respected biblical scholars, Greenberg translates the text, iden… Read more…


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