Westminster John Knox Commentary

Old Testament Library

The Westminster John Knox Press Old Testament Library is a series of commentaries on individual books of the Old Testament.

Exodus by Brevard S. Childs

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Title: Brevard S. Childs The Book of Exodus A Critical, Theological Commentary
Date: 1974
Publisher: The Westminster Press: Philadelphia
Contents: Exodus
Images: Jacket, Title page
Comments: According to the Introduction, "Each section begins with a new translation of the Hebrew text."

Ecclesiastes by James L. Crenshaw

James L. Crenshaw, Professor of Old Testament at Duke University Divinity School, was formerly at Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

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Title: James L. Crenshaw Ecclesiastes A Commentary
Date: 1987
Publisher: The Westminster Press: Philadelphia
Contents: Ecclesiastes
Images: Cover, Title page.
Comments: While there is no explicit statement, it appears the translation was by Crenshaw.

Esther by Jon D. Levenson

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Title: Jon D. Levenson Esther A Commentary
Date: 1997
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press Louisville, Kentucky
Contents: Esther (includes the Deuterocanonical portions of Esther)
Images: Cover, Title page.
Comments: There is no indication as to which translation is used, so it is presumed it was made by Levenson.

Amos by James Luther Mays

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Title: James Luther Mays Amos A Commentary
Date: 1969
Publisher: The Westminster Press: Philadelphia
Contents: Amos
Images: Title page.

Micah by James Luther Mays

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Title: James Luther Mays Micah A Commentary
Date: 1976
Publisher: The Westminster Press: Philadelphia
Contents: Micah
Images: Cover, Title page.
Comments: "The translation of the text in the commentary is part of the comment" and is by Mays.

Ruth by Kirsten Nielsen

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Title: Kirsten Nielsen Ruth A Commentary
Date: 1997
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press Louisville, Kentucky
Contents: Ruth
Images: Cover, Title page.
Comments: Originally written in Danish and translated into English by Edward Broadbridge. There is no indication which English translation of the text was used, but it appears to be original with Nielsen.

Daniel by Norman W. Porteous

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Title: Norman W. Porteous Daniel A Commentary
Date: 1965
Publisher: The Westminster Press: Philadelphia
Contents: Daniel
Images: Title page.


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