Job (Baker Commentary On The Old Testament Wisdom And Psalms Series)
Veteran Old Testament scholar Tremper Longman offers an accessible commentary on one of Scripture's most intriguing books. In addition to the helpful translation and commentary, this volume considers theological implications of the wisdom texts found in the book of Job...
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Veteran Old Testament scholar Tremper Longman offers an accessible commentary on one of Scripture's most intriguing books. In addition to the helpful translation and commentary, this volume considers theological implications of the wisdom texts found in the book of Job as well as their literary, historical, and grammatical dimensions. Footnotes deal with many of the technical matters, allowing readers of varying interest and training levels to read and profit from the commentary and to engage the biblical text at an appropriate level. This built-in versatility has application for both pastors and teachers.
Tremper Longman III (Ph.D., Yale University) is Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He is also Visiting Professor of Old Testament at Mars Hill Graduate School, Westminster Theological Seminary and adjunct at Fuller Theological Seminary.
He is the author of commentaries on The Book of Job and Proverbs (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms); Exodus (The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary) and Jeremiah, Lamentations (New International Biblical Commentary), Daniel (New Internatuional Version Application Commentary), Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs (New International Commentary on the Old Testament/ Cornerstone Commentary).
Longman is the author of How to Read Genesis; How to Read the Psalms; How to Read Proverbs; How to Read Exodus and Literary Approaches to Biblical Interpretation, and co-editor of A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible and co-author with Dan Allender of Bold Love, Cry of the Soul, Intimate Allies; The Intimate Mystery and The Intimate Marriage Bible Studies.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
- Part I. The Prologue: The Suffering And Patience Of Job (1:1-2:13)<br>part Ii. Job's Lament (3:1-26)<br>part Iii. The Debate Between Job And His Three Friends (4:1-27:23)<br>part Iv. Job's Monologue (28:1-31:40)<br>part V. Elihu's Speech (32:1-37:24)<br>part Vi. Yahweh Speeches And Job's Responses (38:1-42:6)<br>part Vii. Job's Restoration (42:7-17)<br>indexes