Leslie C. Allen's work delves deep into the language, structure, and background of the sometimes enigmatic first 19 chapters of Ezekiel. His masterful grasp of Hebrew is used to present a fresh translation, accompanied by notes documenting textual variants and other textual issues. The commentary focuses on explaining the meaning and significance of each verse. The extensive bibliographies will assist those looking to study Ezekiel in even more detail. This work will be most useful to scholars and pastors. 306 pages, hardcover from Nelson.