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.
This maybe the best commentary out right now on Nehemiah. It offers great technical help, and pastoral help. It bridges the gap nicely between context and application for today. This is the best commentary to get your hands on for both of these aspects.