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Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Numbers 1-20

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Numbers 1-20

by Baruch A. Levine

Baruch A. Levine has written a masterful study of the first half of the Book Of Numbers or the Anchor Bible Commentaries. The Book of Numbers--from the numbering or census of the people in the opening chapters--is a much-neglected part of the Torah, the five books of Moses, which constitutes the heart of Holy Scriptures for Jews, while also forming an integr… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Numbers 21-36

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Numbers 21-36

by Baruch A. Levine

The Book of Numbers is an account of how the Israelites wandered in the wilderness after receiving the Ten Commandments of Mount Sinai. Through this time of testing, while facing an uncertain future, the people complained repeatedly to Moses and to God. Though fraught with tension and power struggles, their pilgrimage led to the discovery that God is indeed … Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Obadiah

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Obadiah

by Paul R. Raabe

Obadiah exemplifies the classic Israelite prophetic tradition. This brief but volatile diatribe encompasses many of the great prophetic themes, such as divine judgment against Israel's enemies, the day of Yahweh, Zion theology, Israel's possession of the promised land, and the kingship of Yahweh. These themes allow Obadiah to transcend time and touch upon so… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Philippians

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Philippians

by John Reumann

In Philippians, John Reumann offers both classical approaches and new methods of understanding this New Testament book. With fresh commentary on the social world and rhetorical criticism, and special focus on the contributions of the Philippian house churches to Paul’s work and early Christian mission, Reumann clarifies Paul’s attitudes toward and intera… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Proverbs 1-9

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Proverbs 1-9

by Michael V. Fox

In Proverbs 1–9, Bible scholar Michael V. Fox translates and explains the meaning of the first nine chapters of this profound, timeless book, and examines their place in the intellectual history of ancient Israel. This thorough study of Proverbs includes a survey of the collections of ancient Near Eastern wisdom literature, as well as innovative and insigh… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Proverbs 10-31

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Proverbs 10-31

by Michael V. Fox

This volume completes Bible scholar Michael V. Fox’s comprehensive commentary on the book of Proverbs. As in his previous volume on the early chapters of Proverbs, the author here translates and explains in accessible language the meaning and literary qualities of the sayings and poems that comprise the final chapters. He gives special attention to compara… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Psalms I 1-50

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Psalms I 1-50

by Mitchell Dahood

Psalms I (1–50) is the first of a three-volume commentary on the biblical book of Psalms. It offers a unique, lively translation of the most beloved collection of poetry in Judeo-Christian sacred Scriptures. Based on his linguistic analysis of both biblical and extrabiblical texts, Mitchell Dahood, S.J., interprets this Hebrew poetry in light of rich lingu… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Psalms II 51-100

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Psalms II 51-100

by Mitchell Dahood

MITCHELL DAHOOD, S.J., was Professor of Ugaritic Language and Literature at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome up to his death in 1982. He received his Ph.D. under the direction of W. F. Albright at Johns Hopkins University. THE ANCHOR YALE BIBLE COMMENTARY SERIES is a project of international and interfaith scope in which Protestant, Catholic, and… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Psalms III 101-150

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Psalms III 101-150

by Mitchell Dahood

This is Volume 17A of The Anchor Bible, a new book-by-book translation of the Bible, each complete with an introduction and notes. Psalms III (101-150) is translated and edited by Mitchell Dahood, S.J., Professor of Ugaritic Language and Literature at The Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome. Having closely examined the original text, Father Dahood has a… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Revelation

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Revelation

by J. Massyngberde Ford

The book of Revelation, also called the Apocalypse of John, encourages Christians to be faithful to their Lord, Jesus Christ, through a rich mixture of symbolism and images. Perhaps the most puzzling book in all Scripture, Revelation introduces bowls and scrolls, saints and angels, horsemen and beasts, the bride and the lamb, in a wondrous end-times drama. T… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Romans

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Romans

by Joseph A. Fitzmyer

THE ANCHOR YALE BIBLE COMMENTARY SERIES is a project of international and interfaith scope in which Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish scholars from many countries contribute individual volumes. The project is not sponsored by any ecclesiastical organization and is not intended to reflect any particular theological doctrine. The Anchor Yale Bible is committed… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ruth

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ruth

by Edward R. Campbell, Jr.

Ruth (Volume 7 in the Anchor Bible Commentary Series), a tale of human kindness and just dealing far beyond the norm, contains elements that for centuries have been the subject of debate. With a sprightly translation and a commentary rich in informed speculation, Professor Campbell considers the questions of layman and scholar alike. Finding no overt migh… Read more…


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