Daniel- Everyman’s Bible Commentary, John Whitcomb


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“Controversy has raged for centuries over the authenticity and authorship of the book of Daniel. Is it a forged document written much later to encourage Maccabean freedom fighters resisting Antiochus Epiphanes? Isn’t it full of obvious historical blunders? How could Daniel have included Greek works in his Hebrew and Aramaic text?

John C. Whitcomb has answered these accusations and more against the prophetic revelation of Daniel. With thorough research and thoughtful commentary he reaffirms for us the importance of the book of Daniel among the prophetic books of the Old Testament.

The sovereignty of God is so evident throughout the life of Daniel the prophet that we cannot doubt the sovereign intention of Daniel the book. ” – Amazon.com

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God Remembers, Charles Feinberg


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“If any portion of the Old Testament has come in for undeservedly scant attention, it has been the minor prophets. Their significance has been obscured by our neglect. Among the major messages of these prophets, that of Zechariah shines forth with special prominence. Zechariah’s prophecy is given primarily to console and comfort weary Israel. The nation’s initial enthusiasm for rebuilding the temple and resettling the land had waned. With growing opposition to the temple reconstruction, they had turned to the pursuit of their own affairs. Zechariah (along with Haggai) arduously seeks to bring Israel from their indifference to a complete spiritual return to the Lord. The prophet’s pronouncement is of a coming day of unparalleled glory – a day when Messiah will rule the entire earth from Jerusalem. The book’s major eschatological importance can be clearly seen for it reveals a wealth of information about Messiah and about the future and role of Israel during the important Day of Jehovah. The prophet provides this information for us in concise, epitomized form. In ‘God Remembers’ Charles Feinberg brings a high level of scholarship to his study of this significant and exegetically difficult book. His familiarity with and love for the Old Testament can be readily seen in his thorough and readable exposition of the message of Zechariah. In addition to the main body of the commentary, ‘God Remembers’ includes an informative introduction, thorough scripture and subject indexes, and an annotated selected bibliography, further enhancing the usefulness of this important reference work.” – Amazon.com

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A Commentary on Isaiah, Peter Stevenson


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Ezekiel, LaMar Cooper


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THE NEW AMERICAN COMMENTARY is for the minister or Bible student who wants to understand and expound the Scriptures. Notable features include:* commentary based on THE NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION;* the NIV text printed in the body of the commentary;* sound scholarly methodology that reflects capable research in the original languages;* interpretation that emphasizes the theological unity of each book and of Scripture as a whole;* readable and applicable exposition. -Amazon.com

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A Commentary on Proverbs, Peter Stevenson


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Prophets of Israel, Leon Wood


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“Introduces prophecy and prophets to undergraduates. Instead of concentrating on the prophetic writings, it focuses on the prophets themselves, both those who recorded their messages and those who did not.

The Prophets of Israel has established itself as a reliable introduction to prophecy and prophets in Israel. Students will now be able to acquire this useful textbook in a more affordable paperback edition.

According to Leon Wood, a continuity exists between Israel’s earlier nonwriting prophets and its later prophets. Both must be studied to acquire a thorough understanding of Israelite prophecy.

This assertion, for which the author of this study marshals considerable evidence, underlies the entire text of this significant volume. Instead of concentration upon the prophetic writings, the author focuses on the prophets themselves, both those who recorded their messages and those who did not. A study of the prophets themselves is most worthwhile, he writes, for when one sees them as people, in the day and circumstances in which they lived, he has a distinct advantage for understanding what they wrote.

The book begins with an informative introduction to the Israelite prophets represented in the canon; the author then discusses the nonwriting prophets of both the premonarchy era (including Miriam, Deborah, and Samuel) and the monarchy period (including Gad, Nathan, Ahijah, Iddo, Shemaiah, Azariah, Hanani, Jehu, Jahaziel, Eliezer, Elijah, Micaiah, Zechariah, and Elisha).” -Amazon.com

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The Song of Solomon, Lloyd Carr


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“The Song of Solomon, as its Hebrew title indicates, is “the best of songs.” In it we hear the passionate melody of romantic love. But whose love is described? Is it a couple’s love for each other, God’s love for Israel or Christ’s love for the church? This Old Testament book has fascinated and perplexed interpreters for centuries. They have felt uncomfortable–even embarrassed–when confronted with its strange and erotic imagery.”The Song is a celebration of the nature of humanity—male and female created in God’s image for mutal support and enjoyment. There is nothing here of the aggressive male and the reluctant or victimized female. They are one in their desires because their desires are God-given.” So writes Lloyd Carr in this introduction and commentary to the Song of Solomon. With his own unique style, Carr skillfully explains the meaning of this ancient love story in a way that can be clearly grasped and applied for Christians living in today’s world.” -Amazon.com

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Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books, Hassell Bullock


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“A revision of the book that is already a standard in Old Testament studies. An inspiring look into the breadth and power of Israel’s wisdom and poetry.” -Amazon.com

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Psalms 73-150, Derek Kidner


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“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want” . . . “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet” . . . “Search me, O God, and know my heart” . . . Such phrases leap to mind each time a Christian lifts his or her heart to God. For many, in fact, the book of Psalms is the richest part of the Old Testament. Renowned scholar Derek Kidner provides a fresh and penetrating guide to Psalms 73-150. As in the companion volume (Psalms 1-72), he analyzes each psalm in depth, comments on interpretive questions and lays bare the universal relevance of the texts. This helpful companion to the book of Psalms, while not specifically devotional, will inspire and deepen personal worship. The original, unrevised text of this volume has been completely retypeset and printed in a larger, more attractive format with the new cover design for the series. These commentaries are designed to help the reader of the Bible understand what the text says and what it means. The Introduction to each book gives a concise but thorough treatment of its authorship, date, original setting and purpose. Following a structural Analysis, the Commentary takes the book section by section, drawing out its main themes, and also comments on individual verses and problems of interpretation. Additional Notes provide fuller discussion of particular difficulties. The goal throughout is to explain the true meaning of the Bible and make its message plain.” -Amazon.com

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