The Compact Bible Commentary is an abridgement of Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Commentary that brings together over forty acclaimed evangelical Bible scholars to take you through each book of the Bible, verse by verse. This concordance includes maps, photos, illustrations, word studies, cross-references, clear explanations of the meanings of Scripture, concise outlines on every book of the Bible and thought-provoking insights that assist in applying the Bible to daily living. This is ideal for use with the NKJV, NCV, KJV, NIV, and other popular translations.
Ronald B. Allen is senior professor of Bible exposition at Dallas Theological Seminary. He earned a Th.M. degree (1968) and Th.D. degree (1973) from Dallas in studies in biblical Hebrew. He has also been awarded the D.D. degree from Rocky Mountain Bible College and Seminary (2009). Dr. Allen has written more than a dozen books, principally on the Psalms and worship, as well as the commentary on the book of Numbers (EBC Revised). Ron has been married to Beverly for forty-nine years. They have four grown children, three of whom are married, and ten grandchildren.