Matthew Henry's Commentary has been the best-loved and most widely used English commentary for two centuries. This recent revision makes it more accessible for modern readers! Henry's most valuable insights are skillfully abridged without paraphrasing or altering the original language. A new generation of Bible students will enjoy his wealth of exposition and comment, metaphors, analogies, and illustrations, and practical help. 1986 pages in readable two-column format, hardcover from Zondervan.
Format: Hardcover Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 1999 Dimensions: 9.5 X 6.5 X 2.75 (inches) ISBN: 0310260108
ISBN-13: 9780310260103 UPC: 025986260101 Availability: In Stock Series:Matthew Henry
The straightforward manner in which Matthew Henry's Commentary brings Scripture to bear on the practical matters of life and of Christian character together with its deeply reverent, devotional style, have made it the most beloved Bible commentary of all time. For nearly 300 years, Christians have consulted its rich insights into the very heart of God's Word. Passage by passage, its prayerful, penetrating reflections inspire and challenge the reader. This careful abridgment presents in one volume the wealth of exposition and comment, metaphors, analogies, and illustrations that have set Matthew Henry's Commentary apart as one of the enduring legacies of faith. It is ideal for -- Personal devotions - Bible study - Sermon and lesson preparation -- Forever fresh and never failing to render new pearls of wisdom, Matthew Henry's Commentary is a book you will reach for often to obtain deeper understanding of the Scriptures.
Matthew Henry (1662-1714) was a Presbyterian minister in England who began his commentary on the Bible in 1704. He completed his work up to the end of Acts before his death. Afterward, his ministerial friends completed the work from Henry's notes and writings.