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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…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Second Isaiah

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Second Isaiah

by Joseph Blenkinsopp

Scholars have traditionally isolated three distinct sections of what is known as the Book of Isaiah, and in Isaiah 40-55, distinguished biblical scholar Joseph Blenkinsopp provides a new translation and critical commentary on the section usually referred to as Second or Deutero Isaiah. The second volume in a three-volume commentary, it easily maintains the h… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Song of Songs

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Song of Songs

by Marvin H. Pope

The Song of Songs has been compared to a lock for which the key was lost. Traditionally ascribed to King Solomon, the book has a sensuous imagery that has been the subject of various allegorical interpretations, chiefly as relating to Yahweh’s love for Israel or Christ’s love for the Church. Marvin H. Pope suggests that the poem is what it seems, an u… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Tobit

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Tobit

by Carey A. Moore

Tobit is the story of a righteous, devout, and charitable man who—blind and miserable—sends his son, Tobiah, to collect on an old loan. To test his faith, an angel joins Tobiah on his journey, and in the end Tobiah returns with the money, a beautiful bride, and a miraculous cure for his father's affliction. Tobit's story touches us precisely because it t… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Ben Sira

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Ben Sira

by Alexander A. Di Lella and Patrick W. Skehan

The Wisdom of Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus) contains the sayings of Ben Sira, arguably the last of Israel's wise men and its first scribe, whose world was defined and dominated by Greek ideas and ideals. This Hellenistic worldview challenged the adequacy of the religion passed down to Palestinian Jews of the second century B.C.E. by their ancestors. Ben Sira's t… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Solomon

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Solomon

by David Winston

The Anchor Bible offers new, book-by-book translations of the Old and New Testaments and Apocrypha, with commentary. This volume on The Wisdom of Solomon has been prepared by David Winston, Professor of Hellenistic and Judaic Studies and Director of the Center for Judaic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. The Wisdom of Sol… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Zechariah 9-14

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Zechariah 9-14

by Carol L. Meyers and Eric M. Meyers

This commentary and new translation of Zechariah 9-14 continues the appraoch adopted in the authors' 1987 Anchor Bible volume (25B), Haggai and Zechariah 1-8. Authors Carol and Eric Meyers are perhaps uniquely qualified for this work because of their backgrounds in biblical archaeology and the social sciences. Employing the highest standards of philological,… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Zephaniah

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Zephaniah

by Adele Berlin

With keen insight and lucid analysis, Adele Berlin brings the dramatic words of the great prophet Zephaniah to life. Living under the tumultuous reign of King Josiah of Judah (640-609 BCE), Zephaniah predicted the final day of judgment when God would come to the fate of Israel and other nations. The book of Zephaniah is composed as a charged dialogue between… Read more…


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