Ezra


Introductions

On-line Resource Stephen Dray, "Ezra: an Applied Overview," Evangel 24.2 (Summer 2006): 34-37.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource H.L. Ellison, From Babylon to Bethlehem. The People of God from the Exile to the Messiah. Exeter: The Paternoster Press, Ltd., 1976. Pbk. ISBN: 0853641900. pp.41-54.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder] To read the whole book, click here.
Article in Journal or Book D. Green, "Ezra-Nehemiah," in A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1993. pp. 206-15.
Article in Journal or Book D.M. Howard, Jr., "Ezra-Nehemiah," in An Introduction to the Old Testament Historical Books. Moody, 1993.
On-line Resource Frank Marshall [1848-1906], The Old Testament: Ezra. London: George Gill & Sons, n.d. Hbk. pp.52. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Archibald H. Sayce [1845-1933], An Introduction to the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther, 5th edn.Archibald H. Sayce [1845-1933], An Introduction to the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther, 5th edn., 1910. London: The Religious Tract Society, 1885. [This material is in the Public Domain]

Commentaries

On-line Resource Walter Frederic Adeney [1849-1920], Ezra, Nehemiah & Esther. W. Robertson Nicoll, ed., The Expositor's Bible. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1903. Hbk. pp.404. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Ezra, Nehemiah, EstherLeslie Allen & Timothy Laniak, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, New International Biblical Commentary Old Testament. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, 2003. Pbk. ISBN: 1565632184. pp.275.
On-line Resource Loring Woart Batten [1859-1946], A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. The International Critical CommentaryLoring Woart Batten [1859-1946], A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. The International Critical Commentary. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1913. Hbk. pp.384. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Joseph Blenkinsopp, Ezra-Nehemiah. Old Testament Library. London / Philadelphia: SCM Press Ltd. / Westminster Press, 1995. Pbk. ISBN: 0334004446. pp.418.
Book or monograph David J.A. Clines, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther. New Century Bible. Sheffield Academic Press, 1984. Pbk. ISBN: 0551011181. pp.362.
Book or monograph R.J. Coggins, The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge University Press, 1976. pp150.
Book or monograph F.C. Fensham, The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982. Hbk. ISBN: 0802823629. pp.288.
Book or monograph Holmgren: Ezra and NehemiahFredrick Carlson Holmgren, Ezra and Nehemiah. International Theological Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987. Pbk. ISBN: 0802802591. pp.167.
On-line Resource Carl Friedrich Keil [1807-1888] & Franz Delitzsch [1813-1890], Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. The Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1878. Hbk. pp.380. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Kidner: Ezra and NehemiahDerek Kidner, Ezra and Nehemiah. Leicester: IVP, 1979. Pbk. ISBN: 0877842612. pp.174.
Book or monograph Knute Larson, Kathy Dahlen & Max Anders, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther. Holman Old Testament Commentary. Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2005. Hbk. ISBN: 0805494693. pp.400.
Book or monograph McConville: Ezra, Nehemiah and EstherJ.G. McConville, Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther. Daily Study Bible. Westminster, 1985. Pbk. ISBN: 0664245838. pp.197.
On-line Resource William Burt Pope [1822-1903], "Ezra," Charles John Ellicott [1819-1905], editor, An Old Testament commentary for English Readers various writers, Vol. 3. London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1883. Hbk. pp.457-480. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Herbert Edward Ryle [1856-1925], The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. The Cambridge Bible for Schools and CollegesHerbert Edward Ryle [1856-1925], The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1893. Hbk. 328. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Charles Simeon, Horae Homileticae or Discourses Digested Into One Continued Series and Forming a Commentary, Upon Every Book of the Old and New Testament, Vol. 4: First of Chronicles to Job, 6th edn. London: Henry G., Bohn, 1844. pp.230-263.View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph M.A. Thronveit, Ezra-Nehemiah. Interpretation. John Knox, 1992. Hbk. pp.129.
On-line Resource Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther (Bob Utley)View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 16, Ezra - NehemiahH.G.M. Williamson, Ezra, Nehemiah. Word Biblical Commentary, Vol. 16. Waco: Word Books, 1985. Hbk. ISBN: 0849902150. pp.417.

Other Subjects

Article in Journal or Book Peter R. Ackroyd, "The Temple Vessels - A Continuity Theme," in Studies in the Religion of Ancient Israel. Vetus Testamentum Supplement 23 (1972): 166-81.
Article in Journal or Book P.R. Bedford, "Diasopra: Homeland Relations on Ezra-Nehemiah," Vetus Testamentum 52.2 (2002): 147-165. [Abstract]
Article in Journal or Book R.L. Braun, "Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah," in Studies in the Historical Books of the Old Testament. Vetus Testamentum Supplement 30 (1979): 52-64.
On-line Resource P. Richard Choi, "The Intra-Jewish dialogue in 4 Ezra 3:1-9:25," Andrews University Seminary Studies 41.2 (Autumn 2003): 237-254.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Yonina Dor, "The Composition of the Episode of the Foreign Women in Ezra IX-X," Vetus Testamentum 53.1 (2003): 26-47. [Abstract]
Article in Journal or Book J.A. Emerton, "Did Ezra Go to Jerusalem in 428 B.C.?" Journal of Theological Studies 17 (1966): 1-19.
Book or monograph Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, In an Age of Prose: A Literary Approach to Ezra-Nehemiah. Society of Biblical Literature Monograph Series, No 36. Atlanta: Scholars, 1988. Pbk. ISBN: 1555402615. pp.275.
On-line Resource Russell T. Fuller, "Ezra: The Teacher of God’s Word and Agent of Revival," Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 9.3 (Autumn 2005): 52-61.
Book or monograph Kenneth G. Hoglund, Achaemenid Imperial Administration in the Syria-Palestine and the Missions of Ezra and Nehemiah. Atlanta: Scholars, 1992. Hbk. ISBN: 1555404561. pp.274.
Article in Journal or Book S. Japhet, "Shechbazzar and Zerubabbabel - Against the Background of the Historical and Religious Tendencies of Ezra-Nehemiah," Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 94 (1982): 66-98.
Article in Journal or Book S. Japhet, "The Supposed Common Authorship of Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah Investigated Anew," Vetus Testamentum 18 (1968): 330-71.
Article in Journal or Book R.W. Klein, Ezra and Nehemiah in Recent Studies," F.M. Cross, W.E. Lemke & P.D. Miller, eds. Magnalia Dei: The Might Acts of God. Doubleday, 1976. pp.361-76.
Article in Journal or Book K. Koch, "Ezra and the Origins of Judaism," Journal of Semitic Studies 19 (1974): 173-97.
Book or monograph Tremper Longman III, Fictional Akkadian Autobiography: A Generic and Comparative Study. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1991. Pbk. ISBN: 0931464412.
Article in Journal or Book D.J. McCarthy, "Covenant and Law in Chronicles-Nehemiah," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 41 (1982): 25-44.
Article in Journal or Book J.G. McConville, "Ezra-Nehemiah and the Fulfillment of Prophecy," Vetus Testamentum 36 (1986): 205-24.
On-line Resource Leslie McFall, "Was Nehemiah contemporary with Ezra in 458 BC," Westminster Theological Journal 53.2 (Fall 1991): 263-293. View in PDF format pdf [Accompanying Chart: A Chronological and Literary Harmony of Ezra & Nehemiah]
Article in Journal or Book Harold Henry Rowley [1890-1969], "Sanballat and the Samaritan Temple," Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 38 (1955-1956): 166-98.
Article in Journal or Book Joachim Schaper, "The Temple Treasury Committee in the Times of Nehemiah and Ezra," Vetus Testamentum 47.2 (1997): 200-206.
Article in Journal or Book M. Segal, "Numerical Discrepancies in the List of Vessels in Ezra I 9-11," Vetus Testamentum 52.1 (2002): 122-129.
On-line Resource Andrew E. Steinmann, "A Chronological Note: The Return of the Exiles under Sheshbazzar and Zerubbabel (Ezra 1-2)," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 51.3 (Sept. 2008): 513-522.View in PDF format pdf
Book or monograph C.C. Torrey, Ezra Studies. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1910.
Article in Journal or Book M. Throntveit, "Linguistic Analysis and the Question of Authorship in Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah," Vetus Testamentum 32 (1978): 9-36.
On-line Resource Carl G. Tuland, "Ezra-Nehemiah or Nehemiah-Ezra: An investigation into the validity of the Van Hoonacker theory," Andrews University Seminary Studies 12.1 (Jan. 1974): 47-62.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book H.G.M. Williamson, "The Composition of Ezra i-vi," Journal of Theological Studies 34 (1983): 1-30.
On-line Resource H.G.M. Williamson, "Ezra and Nehemiah in the Light of the Texts from Persepolis," Bulletin for Biblical Research 1 (1991): 41-61.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource John Stafford Wright [1905-1985], "Ezra and Nehemiah," The Evangelical Quarterly 12.1 (Jan. 1940): 35-47. View in PDF format pdf [ © 1940 The Estate of John Stafford Wright. Reproduced by kind permission of Christopher Stafford Wright.]
On-line Resource J. Stafford Wright, The Date of Ezra's Coming to Jerusalem, 1947. London: The Tyndale Press, 1958. pp.32. [ © 1958 The Estate of John Stafford Wright. Reproduced by kind permission of Christopher Stafford Wright.]
On-line Resource John Stafford Wright [1905-1985], The Building of the Second Temple. London: The Tyndale Press, 1958. pp.20. [ © 1958 The Estate of John Stafford Wright. Reproduced by kind permission of Christopher Stafford Wright.]
Article in Journal or Book Edwin M. Yamauchi, "Postbiblical Traditions about Ezra and Nehemiah," Walter C. Kaiser & Ronald F. Youngblood, eds., A Tribute to Gleason Archer. Chicago: Moody Press, 1986. Hbk. ISBN: 0802487807. pp.167-178.
Article in Journal or Book Edwin M. Yamauchi, "Archaeological Backgrounds of the Exilic and Postexilic Era. Part 3: The Archaeological Background of Ezra," Bibliotheca Sacra 137: 547 (1980): 195-206.
On-line Resource Edwin M. Yamauchi, "The reverse order of Ezra/Nehemiah Reconsidered," Themelios 5.3 (1980): 7-13.View in PDF format pdf

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