The Gospel According to Matthew: Pillar New Testament Commentary [PNTC]
A solid, dependable, commentary with a wealth of insight. One can easily read Morris and glean significant details without getting bogged down in unduly technical or academic discussions. Morris ranks in the top 3 commentaries on Matthew, and compared to Carson and Blomberg I like Morris' work the best. If you just want a reference work, get Carson. If you want a reference work that you can sit back and enjoy reading, get Morris.
January 11, 2014
This is a great series of commentaries.
Whether you are a layperson or a professional in ministry these commentaries are accessible and easily read while giving good technical information as well.
August 31, 2012
I feel bad giving a Leon Morris book only 2 1/2 stars. His commentary on John is outstanding. However, this commentary on Matthew is not in the same category at all. I was very disappointed. As other reviewers said, Morris approaches the text reverently, however, it often reads like a connected set of word studies. The way he defines words in the text becomes very monotonous. This lacks the sparkle and warmth of his other commentaries. France's NIC would be a better choice, as would Carson's EBC.
June 6, 2009
What a fantastic commentary by Dr. Morris. Technical but very readable. I love his translation of the Greek text, as it brings out the meaning of what Matthew was trying to get across. I thoroughly enjoyed it and my knowledge of the Gospel of Matthew has been greatly enhanced. 5 out of 5 was not high enough!
May 24, 2003