Commentary Lists

New Testament

Name of Book

Commentary 1

Commentary 2

Commentary 3

Matthew

*D.A Carson, EBC, Zondervan (Two paperback volumes) Vol. 1 ($13)
Vol. 2 ($16)

Craig Blomberg, NAC, ($27.99)

R.T. France,TNTC, ($16.00)

Mark

William Lane, NIC, 1973 ($34)

C.F.D. Moule, CBC, 1965, ($20.95)

Alan Cole,TNTC, ($14.00)

Luke

Darrell L. Bock, NIV Application series, 1996, ($26.99)

Walter L. Liefeld, EBC, separate Paperback, Zondervan, ($15.99)

Leon Morris, TNTC, rev. ed., 1988, ($14.00)

John

D.A. Carson, Pillar, 1991, ($44.00)

Leon Morris, NIC, rev. ed., 1995, ($45.00)

F.F. Bruce, Pickering, 1983, Eerdmans 1994, ($15.00).

Acts

Richard N. Longenecker,EBC, Separate Paperback, Zondervan, ($12.99)

I. Howard Marshall, TNTC, 1980, (($15.00)

John R.W. Stott, BST, 1994, ($14.99)

Romans

Douglas J. Moo, NIV Application, ($26.99)

James R. Edwards, NIBC; 1995, ($9:95)

John R. W. Stott, BST, 1994, ($21.99)

I Cointhians

Gordon D. Fee, NIC, 1994, ($45.00)

F.F. Bruce, NCB, 1980, ($17.00)

Leon Morris, IVP, 1986, ($8.95)

II Corinthians

Philip Hughes, NIC, 1982, ($30.00)

Scot Hafemann, NIV Application, ($24.99)

Murray J. Harris, EBC, separate paper back, Zondervan, ($15.99)

Galatians

F.F. Bruce, NIGTC, 1982, ($30.00)

Ronald Y. K. Fung, NIC, 1994, ($30.00)

John Stott, Only One way:  The Message of Galatians, BST, 1992, ($12.99)

Ephesians

Peter T. O’Brien, Pillar; 1999, ($40.00)

Walter L. Liefeld, IVP-NTC, 1997, ($14.99)

John R. W. Stott, God’s New Society BST, 1988, ($13.99)

Philippians

Gordon D. Fee, NIC, 1995, ($38.00)

I Howard Marshall, Epworth, 1992 ,

D. A. Carson, Basics for Believers: An Exposition of Philippians, Baker, ($9.99)

Colossians/Philemon

Peter T. O’Brien, WBC, 1982, ($30)

David E. Garland, NIV Application, 1998, ($24.99)

N.T. Wright, TNTC, 1988, ($12.00)

I & II Thessalonians

F.F. Bruce, WBC, 1982, ($30)

Ernest Best, HNTC, Hendrickson, 1987, ($25)

I. Howard Marshall, NBC, 1983, ($17.00)

Pastoral Epistles

George W. Knight III, NIGTC, 1992, ($45)

J.N.D Kelly, BNTC/HNTC, 1993, ($25)

Gordon Fee, NIBC, 1988, ($10)

Hebrews

William Lane, WBC, 2 Vol., 1991 ($29.99)

William Lane, Hendrickson, 1988, ($10)

F.F. Bruce, NIC, rev. ed., 1994, ($32)

James

Douglas Moo, Pillar; 2000, ($28)

Peter Davids, NIBC, 1989, ($10)

J. Alec Motyer, BST, 1988, ($12)

I Peter

Peter Davids, NIC, 1994, ($30)

I. Howard Marshall, IVPNTC, 1990, ($16)

J.N.D. Kelly, on Peter and Jude; Baker, 1996, ($25)

II Peter

Douglas Moo, NIV Application, 1996 ($22)

Paul Gardner, FOB, 1998, ($13)

 

Johannine Epistles

I. Howard Marshall, NIC, rev. 1994, ($30)

J. R. W. Stott, TNTC, rev. ed., 1988, ($13)

Gary M. Burge, NIV Application, 1996, ($20)

Revelation

Grant Osborne, ECNT,2002

Philip Edgcumbe Hughes, Pillar; 1990, ($20)

J. Ramsey Michaels, IVPNTC, 1997, ($18)

Abbreviations

BST – The Bible Speaks Today

BNTC/HNTC – Black’s New Testament Commentary or Hendrickson New Testament Commentary

CBC – Cambridge Bible Commentary on New English Bible

EBC – Expositor Bible Commentary

ECNT – Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

FOB – Focus on the Bible

HNTC – Harper’s New Testament Commentary

IB – Interpreter’s Bible

IVP – InterVarsity Press

IVPNTC – InterVarsity New Testament Commentary

NAC – New American Commentary

NCB – New Century Bible

NIBC – New International Bible Commentary

NIC – New International Commentary

NICNT – New International Commentary on the New Testament

NIGTC – New International Greek Testament Commentary

Pillar – Pillar New Testament Commentary (IVP) Eerdmanns

TNTC – Tyndale New Testament Commentary

WBC – Word Bible Commentary

 

Old Testament

Name of the Book

Commentary 1

Commentary 2

Commentary 3

Genesis

G.J. Wenham, Genesis, WBC, Nelson/Pateroster, 1994, vol. 1 & vol. 2

D. Kidner, Genesis, TOTC, Inter-Varsity, 1967, 224 pp.

Allen P. Ross, Creation and Blessing:  A Guide to the Study and Exposition of Genesis, Baker, 1988, 744 pp.

Exodus

P. Enns, Exodus, NIVAC, Zondervan/Hodder & Stoughton, 2000,

448 pp.

R. Alan, Cole, Exodus, TOTC, Inter-Varsity, 1973,
239 pp.

B.S. Childs, The Book of Exodus, OTL, Westminster/SCM, 1974, 659 pp.

Leviticus

J. Hartley, Leviticus, WBC, Nelson/Paternoster, 1992, 496pp.

Allen P. Ross, Holiness to the Lord, A Guide to the Exposition of the Book of Leviticus. Grand Rapids: baker, 2002.

G.J Wenham, The Book of Leviticus. NICOT.  Eerdmans, 1979, 362 pp.

Numbers

G.J. Wenham, Numbers. TOTC.  Inter-Varsity, 1981, 240 pp.

R. Dennis, Cole, Number, NAC., Broadman, 2001,
590 pp.

T.R. Ashley, The Book of Numbers, NICOT. Eerdmans, 1993, xvi, 667 pp.

Deuteronomy

P.C. Craigie, The Book of Deuteronomy, NICOT, Eerdmans, 1976, 242 pp.

J.A. Thompson, Deuteronomy, TOTC, Inter-Versity, 1974, 320 pp.

C.K. Wright, Deuteronomy, NIBCOT, Hendrickson/
Paternoster, 1996, 350 pp.

Joshua

M. Woudstra, The Book of Joshua, NICOT, Eerdmans, 1981, xiv/396 pp.

D.M. Howard, Joshua, NAC, Broadman, 1998.
464 pp.

R.S. Hess, Joshua, TOTC, Inter-Varsity, 1996, 320 pp.

Judges

D.I Block, Judges, Ruth. NAC.  Broadman, 1999.
765 pp.

M. Wilcock, The Message of Judges: Grace Abounding. BST. Inter-Varsity, 1992. 175 pp.

H. Wolf, Judges, EBC 2. Zondervn, 1992.

Ruth

D.I. Block, Judges, Ruth. NAC.  Broadman, 1999.
765 pp

K.D. Sakenfeld, Ruth. Interp. John Knox, 1999,
xii/91 pp.

R.L. Hubbard, Jr. The Book of Ruth, NICOT. Eerdmans, 1988, xiv/317 pp.

I Samuel

II Samuel

Joyce, G. Baldwin, 1 & 2 Samuel. TOTC. Inter-Varsity, 1988. 

B.T. Arnold, 1 & 2 Samuel, NIVAC.  Zondervan, 2003.
681 pp.

R.F. Youngblood, 1 & 2 Samuel. EBC Vol. 3. Zondervan, 1992.

I Kings

II Kings

P.R. House, 1 & 2 Kings, NAC, Broadman, 1995,
432 pp.

R.L. Hubbard, Jr. First and Second Kings. EBC. Moody, 1991. 240 pp.

I. W. Provan, 1 & 2 Kings, NIBCOT. Hendrickson/
Paternoster, 1995. xiv/306 pp.

I Chronicles

II Chronicles

R. Braun, 1 Chronicles, WBC, Nelson/Paternoster, 1986. xlv/311 pp. , R.B. Dillard, II Chronicles, WBC. Nelson/Paternoster, 1987. xxiii/323 pp.

H.G.M. Williamson, 1 & 2 Chronicles. NCB.  Sheffield, 1982, xix/428 pp.

M.J. Selman, 1 Chronicles. TOTC.  Inter-Varsity, 1994. 2 Chronicles.  TOTC.  Inter-Varsity, 1994, 263 pp. and 286 pp.

Ezra & Nehemiah

D.J.A. Clines, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther. NCB.  Sheffield, 1984. 342 pp.

H.G.M. Williamson, Ezra-Nehemiah. WBC. Nelson/Paternoster, 1985. xix/428 pp.

D. Kidner, Ezra and Nehemiah. TOTC. Inter-Varsity, 1979, 174 pp.

Esther

J.G. Baldwin, Esther.  TOTC.  Inter-Varsity, 1984, 126 pp.

Jobes, K. Esther, NIVAC, Zonderan/Hodder & Stoughton, 1999.
248 pp.

Adele, Berlin, Esther, JPS, Jewish Publication Society, 2001

Job

F.I. Andersen, Job, TOTC, Inter-Varsity, 1976, 294 pp.

D.J.A. Clines, Job 1-20, WBC, Nelson/Paternoster, 1989, csi/501 pp.

J.E. Hartley, The Book of Job, NICOT, Eerdmans, 1988. xiv/591 pp.

Psalms

P. Craigie, Psalms 1-50, WBC, Nelson/Paternoster, 1983, 375, pp. L.C. Allen, Psalms 101-150, 2nd. Edition, WBC, Nelson, 2002, xxiv/423 pp.

D. Kidner, Psalms 1-150, Inter-Varsity, 1973, 1975,

D.M. Williams, Psalms, CC, 2 Vols. Word, 1986, 1989, 493 pp. and 543 pp.

Van Gameren, Psalm, EBC, 5, Zondervan, 1991.

Proverbs

D. Kidner, Proverbs, TOTC, Inter-Varsity, 1964, 192 pp.

Michael, V. Fox, Proverbs 1-9, AB, Doubleday, 2000.xix/474 pp.

Ross, A. Proverbs, EBC, 5.  Zondervan, 1991.

Ecclesiastes

Kaiser, W.C., Jr. Ecclesiastes:  Total Life.  Moody, 1979, 128pp.

D. Kidner, The Message of Ecclesiastes:  A Time to Murn and a Time to Dance.  Inter-Varsity, 1976,
110 pp.

Hubbaard, D.A. Beyond Futility.  Eerdmans, 1976, 128 pp. 128

Song of Songs

Carr, G. L. Song of Songs, 1984. 175 pp.

D. A. Garrett, Proverbs. Ecclesiastes.  Song of Songs. NAC. Broadman, 1993.
447 pp.

Tremper, Longman, III, Song of Songs. NICOT.  Eerdmans, 2001. xvi/238 pp.

Isaiah

Goldingay, J. Isaiah. NIBCOT. Hendrickson/Paternoster, 2001. x/397 pp.

Alec. J. Motyer, Isaiah, TOTC. Inter-Varsity, 1999.
408 pp.

J. Oswalt, J. Isaiah 1-39. NICOT.  Eerdmans, 1986. Isaiah 40-66. NICOT.  Eerdmans, 1998. xiii/746 pp. and xviii/755 pp.

Jeremiah

Thompson, John A. The Book of Jeremiah. NICOT. Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans, 1980.  The standard Evangelical Commentary for last two decades.

Harrison, R.K. Jeremiah & Lamentations. TOTC. Inter-Varsity, 1973, 240 pp.

Dearman, J. Andrew. Jeremiah, Lamentations.  NIVAC.  Zondervan, 2002. 

Lamentations

Hillers, Delbert R. Lamentations:  A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary.  2nd Ed. Doubleday, 1992.

Provan, Iain.  Lamentations.  New Century Bible Commentary.  Eerdmans, 1991.

Harrison, R.K., Lamentation, TOTC. Inter-Varsity, 1973, 240 pp.

Ezekiel

Allen, Leslie C.  Ezekiel 1-19, 20-48.  WBC, 2 Vols.  Waco:  Word Books, 1990. 

Duguid, I. Ezediel, NIVAC., Zondervan/Hodder & Stougton, 1999.
568 pp.

Block, Daniel I. The Book of Ezekiel.  2 Vol. NICOT.  Eerdmans, 1997, 1998.

Daniel

Longman III, Tremper.  Daniel. NIVAC.  Zondervan, 1999.

Baldwin, Joyce G. Daniel. TOTC.  Downers Grove:  Inter-Varsity Press, 1978.

Goldingay, John.  Daniel. WBC. Waco:  Word Books, 1989.

Hosea

McComiskey, Thomas Edward (ed.).  Hosea, The Minor Prophets:  An Exegetical & Expository Commentary.  Vol. 1, Baker, 1992.

Hubbard, David A. Hosea. TOTC.  Downers Grove:  Inter-Varsity, 1989.

Garrett, Duane A. Hosea, Joel. NAB.  Broadman & Holman, 1997.

Joel

Dillard, R.B. Joel, The Minor Prophets:  An Exegetical & Expository Commentary.  McComiskey, Thomas Edward (ed.), Baker, 1992.

Garrett, Duane A. Hosea, Joel. NAB.  Broadman & Holman, 1997.

Allen, Leslie, C.  the Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah and Micah.  NICOT.  Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans, 1976.

Amos

Niehaus, J. Amos, The Minor Prophets:  An Exegetical & Expository Commentary.  Vol. 1,  Baker, 1992

 

Hubbard, David A. Hosea. TOTC.  Downers Grove:  Inter-Varsity, 1989.

Mays, James L. Amos. OTL. Philadephia:  Westminster, 1969.

Obadiah

Niehaus, J. Obadiah., The Minor Prophets:  An Exegetical & Expository Commentary.  McComiskey, Thomas Edward (ed.).  Vol. 2. Baker, 1993.

Allen, Leslie, C.  The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah and Micah.  NICOT.  Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans, 1976.

Kidner, D. The Message of Hosea: Love to the Loveless. BST. Inter-Varsity, 1981, 142 pp.

Jonah

Baldwin, J. Jonah, The Minor Prophets:  An Exegetical & Expository Commentary.  McComiskey, Thomas Edward (ed.). Vol.  2, Baker, 1993.

Page, F.S. “Jonah.” Pp. 203-88 in Amos, Obadiah, Jonah. NAC. Broadman, 1995.

Sasson, J.M. Jonah. AB. Doubleday, 1990. xvi/369 pp.

Micah

Waltke, B. Micah, The Minor Prophets:  An Exegetical & Expository Commentary.  McComiskey, Thomas Edward (ed.).  Vol.  2, Baker, 1993

Barker, K.L. “Micah” Pp. 21-136 in Micah/Nahum/
Habakkuk/Zephaniah. NAC. Holman, 1999.

Waltke, B.K. Micah, TOTC. Inter-Varsity, 1988. 207 pp., Baker, D.W., T.D. Alexander, and B.K. Waltke. Obadiah, Jonah, Micah.

Nahum

Longman, T., III Nahum, The Minor Prophets:  An Exegetical & Expository Commentary. McComiskey, Thomas Edward (ed.).   Vol.  2, Baker, 1993

Bailey, W. “Nahum” Pp. 137-243 in Micah/Nahum/
Habakkuk/Zephaniah. NAC. Holman, 1999.

Baker, D.W. Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. TOTC. Inter-Varsity, 1988. 121 pp.

Habakkuk

Bruce, F.F., “Habakkuk.” In the Minor Prophets: An Exegetical & Expository Commentary.  McComiskey, Thomas Edward (ed.), Vol. 3,  Baker, 1998. 

Bailey, W. “Habakkuk” Pp. 245-378 in Micah/Nahum/
Habakkuk/Zephaniah. NAC. Holman, 1999.

Patterson, R. “Habakkuk.” In Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah. WEC. Moody, 1991.

Zephaniah

Motyer, J.A., The Minor Prophets:  An Exegetical & Expository Commentary.  , McComiskey, Thomas Edward (ed.). , Vol.  3, Baker, 1998

Bailey, W. “Zephaniah.” Pp. 379-505 in Micah/Nahum/
Habakkuk/Zephaniah. NAC. Holman, 1999.

Berlin, A. Zephaniah. AB. Doubleday, 1994. xvi/165 pp.

Haggai

Motyer, J.A. Haggai, The Minor Prophets:  An Exegetical & Expository Commentary. McComiskey, Thomas Edward (ed.).  Vol.  3, Baker, 1998.

Baldwin, Joyce G. Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.  TOTC. Inter-Varsity, 1972,
253 pp.

Meyers, C.L., and E.M. Meyers.  Haggai; Zechariah 1-8. AB. Doubleday, 1987.  Zechariah 9-14.  AB.  Doubleday, 1993. xcv/478 pp. and xxiii/552 pp.

Zechariah

McComiskey, Thomas Edward. Zechariah, The Minor Prophets:  An Exegetical & Expository Commentary.  McComiskey, Thomas Edward (ed.).  Vol. 3, Baker, 1998.

Baldwin, Joyce G. Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.  TOTC. Inter-Varsity, 1972 253 pp.

Meyers, C.L., and E.M. Meyers.  Haggai; Zechariah 1-8. AB. Doubleday, 1987.  Zechariah 9-14.  AB.  Doubleday, 1993. xcv/478 pp. and xxiii/552 pp.

Malachi

Stuart, D.  The Minor Prophets:  An Exegetical & Expository Commentary.  McComiskey, Thomas Edward ed. Vol. 3, Baker, 1998.

Kaiser, W.C. Malachi:  God’s Unchanging Love. Baker, 1984. 171 pp.

Baldwin, Joyce G. Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.  TOTC. Inter-Varsity, 1972 253 pp.

Abbreviations

AB- Anchor Bible

BSC – Bible Student’s Commentary

BST – Bible Speaks Today

CBC – Cambridge Bible Commentary

CC – Communicator’s Commentary

Interp – Interpretation

ITC – International Theological Commentary

NAC – New American Commentary

NCG –New Century Bible

NIB – New Interpreter’s Bible

NIBCOT – New International Biblical Commentary on the O.T.

NICOT – New International Commentary on the O.T.

NIVAC – New International Version Application Commentary

OTL – Old Testament Library

OTM – Old Testament Studies

TBC – Torch Bible Commentaries

TOTC – Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries

WBC – Word Biblical Commentary

WEC – Wycliffe Exegetical Commentary

 

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