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Commentary from 43 world-class evangelical scholars
28 additional articles
Cross-referencing, bibliographies, and in-text maps
Covers the complete Old & New Testaments in one volume In one volume, the Gold Medallion Award-winning New International Bible Commentary unlocks the message and meaning of every book of the Bible. This acclaimed book marshals the insights of forty-three world-class evangelical scholars to help you gain a deeper, life-changing understanding of Scripture. Whether youre preparing a lesson or sermon or simply studying for you personal edification, the New International Bible Commentary provides you with a study resource that combines convenience with depth and relevance. It includes the following features: -28 articles230 pages in allshed light on such important issues as text and canon; archaeology; environmental, historical, political, and religious backgrounds; and the New Testament use of the Old Testament. Commentaries by J.M. Houston, Walter L. Liefeld, and D.J. Wisemen help you grasp the meanings of Bible passages and the significance of key biblical words by exploring related Scriptures. In-text maps and a maps section at the end of the book give you a feel for the names and places of the Bible. Commentary topics are boldfaced throughout the text for greater clarity. Designed for use with the New International Version, todays most widely used Bible translation, the New International Bible Commentary is a revision of the highly successful New Laymans commentary, acclaimed as "A magnificent achievement." --Christianity Today "The outstanding volume of the year." --Christian Herald ZONDERVANS UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE REFERENCE SERIES This six-volume series supplies users of todays most popular modern Bible translation, and New International Version, with scholarly, economical, and uncompromisingly evangelical study tools. It includes the New International Bible Commentary, New International Bible Dictionary, New International Bible Concordance, New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words, New International Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties, and the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters
The commentary is fairly conservative though not literalist.
Since I wanted to have an intensive study companion which is like a summary of all the best bible commentaries, this was the book of my choice.
It dives into the text in such a deep and helps the reader fully grasp the text and it's history fully.
This series of books focuses for the most part on Christian theology and is sermonic, although it includes some excellent explanations of the Bible text. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Israel Drazin
It is good but not comprehensive enough in explanation.Still it is a good commentary! The author still need to do more expansion of the volume.Published 5 months ago by Felix
This book was a rare find since one of the commentaries in the old testament was written by one of my Co-workers in Africa when I was a missionary in the 1990's. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Marvin Miller
I love FF Bruce's work. This book is not the average commentary.Published 9 months ago by Ian O'Meara
Spine appears to have been reglued. The book is floppy not tight like a new copy.Published 9 months ago by Airborne