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Ecclesiastes is sometimes treated along with Proverbs and/or Song of Songs in a single commentary.

Major Commentaries on Song of Songs

  • Delitzsch, Franz. Commentary on the Song of Songs and Ecclesiastes. Translated by M. G. Easton. Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1950.
  • Exum, J. Cheryl. Song of Songs: A Commentary. Old Testament Library. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2005.
  • Garrett, Duane. “Song of Songs.” In Song of Songs, Lamentations, by Duane Garrett and Paul R. House, 1–265. Word Biblical Commentary. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2004.
  • Gledhill, Tom. The Message of Song of Songs: The Lyrics of Love. Bible Speaks Today. Leicester, England: Inter-Varsity Press, 1994.
  • Hess, Richard S. Song of Songs. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament, Wisdom and Psalms. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2005.
  • Keel, Othmar. The Song of Songs: A Continental Commentary. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1994.
  • Longman, Tremper, III. Song of Songs. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2001.
  • Murphy, Roland E. The Song of Songs: A Commentary on the Book of Canticles or the Song of Songs. Edited by S. Dean McBride Jr. Hermeneia. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1990.
  • Pope, Marvin H. Song of Songs: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. Anchor Bible. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1977.
  • Provan, Iain. Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs. NIV Application Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2001.
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