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Commentary Guide

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Major Commentaries on Psalms

  • Allen, Leslie C. Psalms 101–50, Revised. Word Biblical Commentary. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2002.
  • Bratcher, Robert G., and William D. Reyburn. A Handbook on Psalms. UBS Handbook Series. New York: United Bible Societies, 1991.
  • Calvin, John. Commentary on the Book of Psalms. Translated by James Anderson. 5 vols. Calvin's Commentaries. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1949.
  • Craigie, Peter C. Psalms 1–50. 2nd ed. Word Biblical Commentary. [Nashville]: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2004. [Includes a supplement by Marvin Tate (see vol. on Ps. 51–100) covering recent research and containing an updated bibliography, but the commentary itself is unchanged from the 1st edition.]
  • Goldingay, John. Psalms. 3 vols. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2006.
  • Ḥakham, Amos. The Bible: Psalms with the Jerusalem Commentary. 3 vols. Jerusalem Commentary. Jerusalem: Mosad Harav Kook, 2003.
  • Kidner, Derek. Psalms 1–72: An Introduction and Commentary. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2008.
    ———. Psalms 73–150: A Commentary on Books III–V of the Psalms. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Leicester, England: Inter-Varsity Press, 1975.
  • Kraus, Hans-Joachim. Psalms 1–59: A Continental Commentary. Translated by Hilton C. Oswald. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993.
    ———. Psalms 60–150: A Continental Commentary. Translated by Hilton C. Oswald. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993.
  • Mays, James Luther. Psalms. Interpretation. Louiville: John Knox Press, 1994.
  • Perowne, J. J. Stewart. The Book of Psalms: A New Translation with Introductions and Notes Explanatory and Critical. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1976.
  • Tate, Marvin E. Psalms 51–100. Word Biblical Commentary. Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1990.
  • VanGemeren, Willem A. “Psalms.” In The Expositor's Bible Commentary, edited by Tremper Longman III and David E. Garland, rev. ed., 5:21–1011. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2008.
  • Wilson, Gerald H. Psalms Volume 1. NIV Application Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2002. [Covers Psalms 1–72.]
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