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Best Bible Commentaries connects students, readers, teachers, pastors, and preachers to resources that will help them understand and apply God’s Word. Scripture instructs Christians to seek wisdom, so whether you are an individual looking for devotional aides or you are a pastor looking for help with sermon preparation, I hope this website will benefit you as a follower of Jesus Christ and as a servant engaged in Christian ministry.

Best Bible Commentaries “majors” on commentaries and “minors” on other biblical studies resources. You will find a list of commentaries for every book of the Bible as well as expert reviews. Best Bible Commentaries also publishes Question-and-Answer interviews with commentary authors and biblical scholars. Some of the best scholars in the world have participated.

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New Testament Bible Commentaries Lists and Reviews

Index to all 27 books: New Testament commentaries

Most viewed: Matthew | Mark | Luke | John | Acts | Romans | 1 CorinthiansGalatians | Ephesians | Philippians | James | Hebrews1 JohnRevelation


Old Testament Bible Commentaries Lists and Reviews

Index to all 39 books: Old Testament commentaries

Most viewed: Genesis | ExodusJoshua | Judges | Ruth | 1 Samuel1 KingsNehemiah | Esther | Job | Psalms | Proverbs | Isaiah | JeremiahEzekiel | Daniel | Jonah


Comparison Charts

New: See the Bible Commentary Series Comparison Chart to compare 65 different series

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New: See the One-Volume Commentary Comparison Chart to compare 40 different volumes

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New: See the Study Bible Comparison Chart to compare 40 different study bibles

  • Compare the focus of the volumes: marriage, men, women, archaeology, history, etc.
  • Compare the focus and extent of the notes, sidebars, and full-length articles
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Author Interviews – 2019 (So Far)

William Willimon – Acts | Interpretation

Philip Graham Ryken – Exodus | Preaching the Word

A. Andrew Das – Galatians | Concordia Commentary series

Peter Leithart – 1-2 Chronicles | Brazos Theological Commentary

Karen Winslow – 1-2 Kings | New Beacon Bible Commentary

Herb Bateman – John’s Letters | Big Greek Idea series

Phillip Jensen – 1-2 Timothy | God’s Word For You commentary series

Charles Quarles – Matthew | Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament

Moyer Hubbard – 2 Corinthians | Teach the Text commentary series

Darrell Bock – Ephesians | Tyndale New Testament Commentary series

Reed Lessing – Amos | Concordia Commentary series

Craig S. Keener – Galatians: A Commentary | Baker Academic

Phillip Cary – Jonah | Brazos Theological Commentary series

Daniel J. Estes – Psalms 73-150 | New American Commentary

James D.G. Dunn – Romans | Word Biblical Commentary

John Kleinig – Hebrews | Concordia Commentary Series

G.K. Beale – Colossians and Philemon | Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

Dean Pinter – Acts | The Story of God Bible Commentary Series

Thomas Schreiner – Romans | Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

Clint E. Arnold – Ephesians | Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

Richard D. Phillips – Revelation | Reformed Expository Commentary Series

John Kitchen – Proverbs | Mentor Commentary Series

Reed Lessing – Jonah | Concordia Commentary Series

Mike McKinley – Luke | For You Commentary Series

Iain Duguid – Song of Songs | Reformed Expository Commentary Series

Mark Wilson – Revelation | Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary

Mark Keown – Philippians | Evangelical Exegetical Commentary

David McWilliams – Hebrews | Mentor Commentary Series

Thomas Winger – Ephesians | Concordia Commentary Series

J.V. Fesko – Romans | The Lectio Continua Commentary Series

Andrew E. Hill – 1 and 2 Chronicles | NIV Application Commentary Series

Willem VanGameren – Psalms | Revised Expositor’s Bible Commentary

John Kitchen – Philippians | Kress Biblical Resources Series


Most Read Interviews in 2018

1. Frank Thielman – Romans | Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

2. Ben Witherington – Romans | Socio-Rhetorical Commentary Series

3. Gary Burge – John | NIV Application Commentary Series

4. Thomas Schreiner – Hebrews | Biblical Theology for Christian Proclamation

5. Roy E. Ciampa – 1 Corinthians | Pillar New Testament Commentary Series

6. Robert Yarbrough – The Pastoral Epistles | Pillar New Testament Commentary Series

7. David A. deSilva – Galatians | New International Commentary on the New Testament


Most-Read Author Interviews in 2017

1. G.K. Beale – Revelation | New International Greek Testament Commentary Series

2. Craig Blomberg – Matthew | New American Commentary Series

3. Mark Strauss – Mark | Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament Series

4. Richard Bauckham – Jesus and the Eyewitnesses | Biblical Studies

5. David G. Peterson – Acts | Pillar New Testament Commentary Series

6. James R. Edwards – Luke | Pillar New Testament Commentary Series

7. David Allen – Hebrews | New American Commentary Series