New International Biblical Commentary | Reviews, Theology, Pictures

The New International Biblical Commentary has been re-branded as the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series, published by Baker.

The New International Biblical Commentary was itself a re-branding of the Good News Commentary series, formerly by published by HarperCollins.

New International Biblical Commentary

For example, Robert Mounce wrote the Matthew commentary in the GNC, NIBC, and the UBCS series.

These editions have different publishers, different cover designs, and belong to series with different names, but the content in each book is the same. [1]

The New International Biblical Commentary series offers the best of contemporary scholarship in a format that both general readers and serious students can use with profit.

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Based on the widely used New International Version translation, the NIBC presents careful section-by-section exposition with key terms and phrases highlighted and all Hebrew transliterated.

A separate section of notes at the close of each chapter provides additional textual and technical comments.

Each commentary also includes a selected bibliography as well as Scripture and subject indexes.

Series Reviews

“The New International Biblical Commentary is an important new series which happily strikes the balance between the detailed technical commentary . . . and the popular level commentary.” — Max Turner

“The NIBC has been written by internationally respected experts in Biblical Studies. Scholarly arguments are carefully analyzed and presented in a way that anyone concerned to gain a deeper understanding of the New Testament will find both accessible and helpful.

Christians of many different traditions will welcome this series as a valuable resource that will promote better understanding of the Bible and its message.”

— John W. Drane, University of Stirling

New Testament Volumes

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Matthew – Robert H. Mounce 

Mark – Larry W. Hurtado 

Luke – Craig A. Evans 

John – J. Ramsey Michaels 

Acts – David J. Williams 

Romans – James R. Edwards 

1 Corinthians – Marion L. Soards 

2 Corinthians – James M. Scott 

Galatians – L. Ann Jervis 

Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon – Arthur G. Patzia 

Philippians – F. F. Bruce 

1 and 2 Thessalonians – David J. Williams 

1 and 2 Timothy, Titus – Gordon D. Fee 

Hebrews – Donald A. Hagner 

James – Peter H. Davids 

1 and 2 Peter, Jude – Norman Hillyer 

1, 2 and 3 John – Thomas F. Johnson 

Revelation – Robert W. Wall 

Old Testament Volumes

Genesis – John E. Hartley 

Exodus – James K. Bruckner 

Leviticus, Numbers – W. H. Bellinger, Jr. 

Deuteronomy – Christopher J. H. Wright 

Joshua, Judges, Ruth – Cheryl A. Brown, J. Gordon Harris, and Michael S. Moore 

1 and 2 Samuel – Mary J. Evans 

1 and 2 Kings – Iain W. Provan 

1 and 2 Chronicles – Louis C. Jonker 

Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther – Leslie C. Allen and Timothy S. Laniak 

Job – Gerald H. Wilson 

Psalms – Craig C. Broyles 

Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs – Elizabeth Huwiler and Roland E. Murphy 

Isaiah – John Goldingay 

Jeremiah, Lamentations – Tremper Longman 

Ezekiel – Steven Tuell 

Daniel – William Nelson 

Minor Prophets, Vol. 1 – Elizabeth Achtemeier 

Minor Prophets, Vol. 2 – John Goldingay and Pamela Scalise 

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