Pastoral Epistles (New International Greek Testament Commentary Series)
:This is a thorough, full-scale English commentary on the Greek text of 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus. While author George W. Knight gives careful attention to the comments of previous interpreters of the text, both ancient and modern, his...
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:This is a thorough, full-scale English commentary on the Greek text of 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus. While author George W. Knight gives careful attention to the comments of previous interpreters of the text, both ancient and modern, his emphasis is on exegesis of the Greek text itself and on the flow of the argument in each of these three epistles.
Besides providing a detailed look at the meanings and interrelationships of the Greek words as they appear in each context, Knight's commentary includes an introduction that treats at length the question of authorship (he argues for Pauline authorship and proposes, on the basis of stylistic features, that Luke might have been the amanuensis for the Pastoral Epistles), the historical background of these letters, and the personalities and circumstances of the recipients.
Knight also provides two special excursuses: the first gathers together the information in the Pastorals and elsewhere in the New Testament on early church offices and leaders; the other excursus examines the motivations for conduct in Titus 2:1-10 with a view to their applicability to present-day situations.
George W. Knight (Th.D. Free University of Amsterdam) is adjunct-professor of New Testament at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary's Charlotte Extension, a longtime writer and scholar who has overseen and contributed to many major Bible reference works including the HCSB, Simplified Harmony of the Gospels; The Pastoral Epistles: A Commentary on the Greek Text (New Internation Commentary of the Greek New Testament); The Faithful Sayings in the Pastoral Epistles and The Role Relationship of Men and Women..
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