This innovative and indispensable reference is the most accessible resource for uncovering the meaning of the books of the Bible. Setting a new standard with its highly readable format, it features individual commentaries on each of the 84 books of the Old Testament, New Testament, and Apocrypha. It is handsomely illustrated and designed for the interested browser as well as the serious student.
'Harper's Bible Commentary' can be used with any English translation of the Bible. Every commentary features a comprehensive introduction and interprets each section of that book for a deeper understanding of the Bible and its world. In addition to the commentaries on individual biblical books, lively introductory articles place the Bible in its historical, literary and interpretive contexts.