John Eadie’s Commentary on Ephesians

Theatre and harbour street, Ephesus
Theatre and harbour street, Ephesus. Source: Wikipedia

This is John Eadie’s commentary on the Greek text of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. This digital version was scanned from a copy held in Spurgeon’s College Library.

John Eadie [1810-1876], A Commentary on the Greek Text of the Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians, 2nd edn. London: Griffin, Bohn & Co., 1861. Hbk. pp.504. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface to the First Edition
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • The Literature of the Epistle
    1. Ephesus and the Planting of a Christian Church in it
    2. Title and Destination of the Epistle
    3. Genuineness of the Epistle
    4. Relationship of the Epistles to Ephesus and Colosse
    5. Place and Date of Composition
    6. Object and Contents of the Epistle
    7. Works on the Epistle
  • Commentary
  • Index

The rest of John Eadie’s commentaries on the letters of Paul will appear here as they are completed.

Westminster Commentary on Ephesians – Walter Lock

Walter W. Lock [1846-1933], The Epistle to the Ephesians with Introduction and Notes. Westminister Commentaries

With Bible College students working at home trying to finish their assignments I am making as many useful resources available as quickly as possible. Today’s addition to Biblicalstudies.org.uk’s commentary collection is Walter Lock’s Westminster Commentary on Ephesians. This public domain work was scanned from a copy of the book in Spurgeon’s College Library.

Walter W. Lock [1846-1933], The Epistle to the Ephesians with Introduction and Notes. Westminister Commentaries. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1929. Hbk. pp.76. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Prefatory Notes by the General Editor
  • Preface
  1. The Writer’s Purpose
  2. The Readers Addressed
  3. The Writer
  4. Doctrinal Importance
  5. Transmission
  6. Commentaries
  7. Text and Commentary
  8. Additional Notes:
    1. Adoption and Sons
    2. Jew and Gentile in the Church
    3. St. Paul’s Use of the Word Church
  9. Index

For download links to the other Westminster Commentaries, click here.

Commentary on Ephesians by B.F. Westcott

Brooke Foss Westcott (12 January 1825 – 27 July 1901)
Brooke Foss Westcott (12 January 1825 – 27 July 1901) Source: Wikipedia

Bishop B.F. Westcott’s Commentary on Greek text of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain book available for digitisation.

Brooke Foss Westcott [1825-1901], Saint Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians: The Greek Text with Notes and Addenda. London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1906. Hbk. pp.212. [Click to visit the Ephesians page for the download link for this title and other commentaries and articles]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Postscript to Preface
  • Introduction
    1. Text
    2. Title and Destination
    3. Date and Place of Writing
    4. Canonicity and External Evidence of Authenticity
    5. Internal Evidence of Authorship
    6. Style and Language
    7. Relation to the Colossian Epistle
    8. Relation to other Pauline Documents
    9. Relation to other Apostolic Writings
    10. Historic References to e Gospel
    11. Characteristics
    12. Plan of the Epistle
  • Text and Notes
  • Additional Notes
  • Vocabulalary of the Epistle
  • Index of Subjects