This commentary is based on the NIV and is part or a series that is committed to a high view of Scripture and to sound scholarship. This volume contains an introduction, outline, exposition, and bibliography for each Bible book. Notes on special problems and textual difficulties are kept separate, and all Hebrew and Greek is transliterated. This volume contains commentaries on Deuteronomy by Earl S. Kalland, Joshua by Donald H. Madvig, Judges by Herbert Wolf, Ruth by F.B. Huey, and 1 & 2 Samuel by Ronald F. Youngblood.
The Gold Medallion Award-winning Expositors Bible Commentary is a major contribution to the study and understanding of the Scriptures. Providing pastors and Bible students with a comprehensive and scholarly tool for the exposition of the Scriptures and the teaching and proclamation of their message, this twelve-volume reference work has become a staple of seminary and college libraries and pastors studies worldwide. The seventy-eight contributors come from the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand, and from many denominations, including Anglican, Baptist, Brethren, Methodist, Nazarene, Presbyterian, and Reformed. They represent the best in evangelical scholarship committed to the divine inspiration, complete trustworthiness, and full authority of the Bible. The Expositors Bible Commentary uses the New International Version for its English text, but also refers freely to other translations and to the original languages. Each book of the Bible has, in addition to its exposition, an introduction, outline, and bibliography. Notes on textual questions and special problems are correlated with the expository units; transliteration and translation of Semitic and Greek words make the more technical notes accessible to readers unacquainted with the biblical languages. In matters where marked differences of opinion exist, commentators, while stating their own convictions, deal fairly and irenically with opposing views. VOLUMES AND CONTRIBUTORS Volume 1 Introductory Articles: General, Old Testament, New Testament Volume 2 Genesis: John H. Sailhamer Exodus: Walter C. Kaiser Jr. Leviticus: R. Laird Harris Numbers: Ronald B. Allen Volume 3 Deuteronomy: Earl S. Kalland Joshua: Donald H. Madvig Judges: Herbert Wolf Ruth: F. B. Huey Jr. 1, 2 Samuel: Ronald F. Youngblood Volume 4 1, 2 Kings: Richard D. Patterson and Hermann J. Austel 1, 2 Chronicles: J. Barton Payne Ezra, Nehemiah: Edwin Yamauchi Esther: F. B. Huey Jr. Job: Elmer B. Smick Volume 5 Psalms: Willem A. VanGemeren Proverbs: Allen P. Ross Ecclesiastes: J. Stafford Wright Song of Songs: Dennis F. Kinlaw Volume 6 Isaiah: Geoffrey W. Grogan Jeremiah: Charles L. Feinberg Lamentations: H. L. Ellison Ezekiel: Ralph H. Alexander Volume 7 Daniel: Gleason L. Archer Jr. Hosea: Leon J. Wood Joel: Richard D. Patterson Amos: Thomas E. McComiskey Obadiah: Carl E. Armerding Jonah: H. L. Ellison Micah: Thomas E. McComiskey Nahum, Habakkuk: Carl E. Armerding Zephaniah: Larry Walker Haggai: Robert L. Alden Zechariah: Kenneth L. Barker Malachi: Robert L. Alden Volume 8 Matthew: D. A. Carson Mark: Walter W. Wessel Luke: Walter L. Liefeld Volume 9 John: Merrill C. Tenney Acts: Richard N. Longenecker Volume 10 Romans: Everett F. Harrison 1 Corinthians: W. Harold Mare 2 Corinthians: Murray J. Harris Galatians: James Montgomery Boice Volume 11 Ephesians: A. Skevington Wood Philippians: Homer A. Kent Jr. Colossians: Curtis Vaughan 1, 2 Thessalonians: Robert L. Thomas 1, 2 Timothy: Ralph Earle Titus: D. Edmond Hiebert Philemon: Arthur A. Rupprecht Volume 12 Hebrews: Leon Morris James: Donald W. Burdick 1, 2 Peter: Edwin A Blum 1,2, 3 John: Glenn W. Barker Jude: Edwin A. Blum Revelation: Alan F. Johnson
The late Frank E. Gaebelein (New York University and Harvard University) for many years held the position of headmaster of the Stony Brook School. He was coeditor of Christianity Today and devoted himself to editing, writing, and speaking.
Herbert Wolf was associate professor of theological studies at Wheaton College, Illinois. His area of expertise was Old Testament studies. Dr. Wolf held degrees from Wheaton College, Dallas Seminary, and Brandeis University. He was the author of Haggai and Malachi: Redemption and Renewal.
F. B. Huey, Jr. is professor of Old Testament at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX.
Dr. Ronald Youngblood is a graduate of Valparaiso University (BA), Fuller Theological Seminary (BD), and the Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning (PhD). He has served as professor of Old Testament at Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Wheaton Graduate School, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Bethel Seminary in San Diego, and is currently serving in the same capacity at International College and Graduate School in Honolulu. He is an associate editor of the NIV Study Bible; author of 1 and 2 Samuel in the Expositor's Bible Commentary series; and a co-translator and co-editor of the Holy Bible, New International Version. He has also edited and/or written ten other volumes, including Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Dictionary, for which he was awarded the Gold Medallion Book Award by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. He serves as chairman of the board of directors of International Bible Society and frequently engages in preaching and teaching ministries at home?
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