Updating the language of the original while retaining its beauty and reliability, Manser renders Matthew Henry's 18th-century commentary accessible to a wider circle of contemporary readers. The Presbyterian minister's enduring scriptural insights and prayerful, penetrating reflections comprise a rich resource for personal devotions, Bible studies, and lesson and sermon preparation. 2600 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.
A classic commentary in modern language
this volume contains the wealth of exposition, metaphors, analogies, and illustrations that have set Matthew Henrys Commentary apart as one of the enduring legacies of faithand presents them in the language of today. Passage by passage, its prayerful, penetrating reflections and rich insights into the very heart of Gods Word are sure to challenge and inspire you. Ideal for personal devotions, Bible studies, and lesson and sermon preparations, The New Matthew Henry Commentary will enable you to rediscover this classic workor discover it for the first time. Forever fresh and never failing to render new pearls of wisdom, this beloved text is one that you will reach for often to obtain deeper understanding of and appreciation for 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.
Martin Manser has compiled and edited Bible reference material and English-language dictionaries for nearly thirty years. He lives in Aylesbury, England. He and his wife have two children.