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Major Commentaries on Genesis

  • Arnold, Bill T. Genesis. New Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009
  • Brueggemann, Walter. Genesis. Interpretation. Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1982.
  • Calvin, John. Commentaries on the First Book of Moses Called Genesis. Translated by John King. 2 vols. Calvin’s Commentaries. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1948.
  • Collins, C. John. Genesis 1–4: A Linguistic, Literary, and Theological Commentary. Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Publishing, 2006.
  • Delitzsch, Franz. A New Commentary on Genesis. Translated by Sophia Taylor. 2 vols. 1888–1889. Reprint, Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2001.
  • Hamilton, Victor P. The Book of Genesis: Chapters 1–17. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI Eerdmans, 1990.
    ———. The Book of Genesis: Chapters 18–50. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI Eerdmans, 1995.
  • Mathews, Kenneth A. Genesis. 2 vols. New American Commentary. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1995–2005.
  • Sarna, Nahum M. Genesis: The Traditional Hebrew Text with the New JPS Translation. The JPS Torah Commentary. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1989.
  • Waltke, Bruce K., and Cathi J. Fredricks. Genesis: A Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2001.
  • Walton, John H. Genesis. NIV Application Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2001.
  • Wenham, Gordon, J. Genesis. 2 vols. Word Biblical Commentary. Waco, TX: Word Books, 1987–1994.
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