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Classic Commentaries and Studies on Jeremiah and Lamentations (22 vols.)
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Overview

Classic Commentaries and Studies on Jeremiah and Lamentations includes some of the most significant classical studies on the books of Jeremiah and Lamentations from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. With notable authors such as S. R. Driver, A. S. Peake, and John Skinner, Classic Commentaries and Studies in Jeremiah and Lamentations (22 vols.) offers over 5000 pages of exegetical analysis, rhetorical context, contextual comparison, and interpretation of divine inspiration. The twenty-two volumes contained in Classic Commentaries and Studies on Jeremiah and Lamentations (22 vols.) have had an enduring impact on Old Testament exegesis, and this exceptional collection provides easy acessibility to this wealth of significant scholarship.

This collection is essential for students, scholars, pastors, historians, teachers of the Bible, or anyone studying the books of Jeremiah and Lamentations. With Logos Bible Software, this collection is completely searchable, with passages of Scripture appearing on mouse-over, as well as being linked to the Greek and Latin texts and English translations in your library. This makes these texts more powerful and easier to access than ever before for scholarly work or personal Bible study. With the advanced search features of Logos Bible Software, you can perform powerful searches by topic or Scripture reference—finding, for example, every mention of “marriage,” or “Jeremiah 38:14.”

Key Features

  • Over five-thousand pages of notable scholarship on Jeremiah and Lamentations
  • Noted authors from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Completely searchable, linked to your preferred Bible translation and the other books in your library

Individual Titles

Questions and Notes on the Book of Jeremiah

  • Author: W. T. Mason
  • Publisher: James Galt & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1883
  • Pages: 35

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Through question-and-answer notation, W. T. Mason provides explanations for some of the most critical elements in the book of Jeremiah. Originally a study guide for Oxford and Cambridge students—the author moves chapter-by-chapter, providing annotation and elucidation of the text.

W. T. Mason received his M.A. from Cambridge before going on to become the Head Master of Bolton-le-Moors in Lancashire, England.

The Book of Jeremiah: With Explanatory Notes and Appendices, part 1

  • Author: Henry Linton
  • Publisher: George Philip and Son
  • Publication Date: 1878
  • Pages: 179

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Through solid implementation of historical synopsis, timelines, and verse-by-verse exegesis on Jeremiah—Linton provides an in-depth introduction to the book of Jeremiah. Linton strongly emphasizes chronological importance and the relation to the fulfillment of earlier prophecy.

History, geography, and chronology, have each their turn and every passage likely to puzzle a youth has its note of explanation.

George Philip and Son

Henry Linton was educated at Winchester College and Oxford before later becoming a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford from 1888–1892.

Thirty Studies in Jeremiah

  • Author: Wilbert W. White
  • Publisher: Young Men's Christian Associations
  • Publication Date: 1901
  • Pages: 112

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Arranged as a daily study, this comprehensive book relates essential insight on historical context, character study, and historical prophecy in Jeremiah. Wilbert W. White conveys the moral and prophetical settings, while providing contemplative and suggestive questions for personal or group study.

Wilbert W. White was educated at the University of Wooster, Xenia Theological Seminary, and Yale University before becoming Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Literature at Xenia Theological Seminary. White later went on to become a Professor at Moody Bible Institute. White published many works including Thirty Studies in Revelation, Studies in Old Testament Characters, Thirty studies in the Gospel of Matthew, and co-authored The Life of St. Paul.

Jeremiah

  • Author: Richard G. Moulton
  • Publisher: The Macmillan Company
  • Publication Date: 1897
  • Pages: 250

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In Jeremiah, Richard G. Moulton discusses the critical themes embodied in Jeremiah—along with the divine inspiration found in other prophetic literature. Moulton's study on Jeremiah covers literary structure, the outplay of divine symbolism and prophecy, and the moral climate of Israel.

Richard G. Moulton (1849–1924) was Professor of English Literature at the University of Chicago.

Jeremiah the Prophet

  • Author: John Robson
  • Publisher: T & T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1903
  • Pages: 118

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In John Robson's Jeremiash the Prophet, the author begins his exegetical analysis of Jeremiah by providing the historical background of Israel up to Jeremiah's time chronologically. Robson furthermore covers the prophecies made in Jeremiah, the covenant promise, symbolic analogies, and the consequences of Israel's deviance from the covenant.

Leaders of Bible classes and students of the Old Testament character will find this little book suggestive and instructive

The Auburn Seminary Review

John Robson D.D. (1806–1872) was minister of Wellington Street Church for over twenty-five years.

The Prophecies of Jeremiah

  • Author: C. von Orelli
  • Translator: J. S. Banks
  • Publisher: T & T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1889
  • Pages: 392

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In this volume, C. von Orelli expounds on the book of Jeremiah by examining the extent of Jeremiah's prophecy, the retribution cast upon Israel, and the semantic differences between the Hebrew and the Alexandrine Texts.

Will be found a most trustworthy aid to the study of the book that presents many difficult problems.

—John Bull

C. Von Orelli (1846–1912) was educated at Lausanne, Zurich, and Erlangen before becoming Professor Extraordinarius of Theology at the University of Basel in Switzerland.

Jeremiah: His Life and Times

  • Author: T. K. Cheyne
  • Publisher: James Nisbet and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1888
  • Pages: 209

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In T. K Cheyne's Jeremiah: His Life and Times, the author explores the development of Jeremiah's life—as well as the historical and cultural implications that impacted his divine credibility. Cheyne asserts that Jeremiah subsequently builds on Isaiah's earlier prophets to reform the ways of Israel at that period.

In the portrayal of the character of Jeremiah, and of the history of his inner life, Professor Cheyne has . . . succeeded unusually well.

—George F. Moore, The Andover Review

T. K. Cheyne (1841–1915) was educated at Merchant Taylor's School in London as well as Oxford University. He later went on to become Oriel Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture at Oxford Univerity from 1885–1908.

The Text of Jeremiah; or, A Critical Investigation of the Greek and Hebrew, with the Variations in the LLX. Retranslated into the Original and Explained

  • Author: George Coulson Workman
  • Editor: M. Chamizer
  • Publisher: T & T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1889
  • Pages: 404

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Prepared for scholars, students, or laity—this volume introduces critical studies of Jeremiah through exegesis and practical interpretation of the original text. Workman draws upon the interpretative work of notable German theologian Franz Delitzsch, who also provides a detailed introduction.

A scholarly piece of critical work, for which we are grateful.

The Presbyterian Review, Vol. 10

George Coulson Workman was educated at the University of Leipzig before becoming the Professor of Exegesis and Literature at Wesleyan Theological College in Montreal, Canada.

The Book of the Prophet Jeremiah

  • Author: S. R. Driver
  • Translator:
  • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
  • Publication Date: 1906
  • Pages: 387

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Intended for all readers, S. R. Driver presents exegetical studies on Jeremiah based on semantic interpretation, historical circumstances at the time of Jeremiah, and critical exposition of the text. Driver thoroughly covers the text of Jeremiah—from clarifying literary devices employed in the original text, to the implications and explanation of unfolding prophecy.

This carefully prepared volume will be of no small use to the elementary student of Hebrew, and invaluable to the English reader who desires to understand the prophets better.

The London Quarterly Review

Samuel Rolles Driver (1846–1914) was educated at Winchester School and Oxford University, where he later became a fellow of New College in 1870. He was awarded the Pusey and Ellerton scholarship in 1866, the Kennicott scholarship in 1870 (both Hebrew), and the Houghton Syriac prize in 1872. In 1883 he succeeded E. B. Pusey in the Regius Chair of Hebrew at Oxford, which he occupied for the rest of his life.

Driver was a member of the Old Testament Revision Committee of the Revised Version (1876-1884). He authored An Introduction to the Literature of the Old Testament, Notes on the Hebrew Text and the Topography of the Books of Samuel, and the ICC volumes on Job, all of which are available in Libronix. Most notably, he co-authored the Enhanced Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon of the OT (Unabridged).

The Book of the Prophet Jeremiah

  • Author: Charles Rufus Brown
  • Publisher: American Baptist Publications Society
  • Publication Date: 1872
  • Pages: 256

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Beginning with a historical timeline from 638 to 30 B.C., Charles Rufus Brown introduces the historical background of Jeremiah before comprehensively moving verse-by-verse through the text. Brown directly examines the admonition and prophecy delivered to Israel, while emphasizing key points in the text.

Scholarly in character in structure, and adapted to the needs of the intelligent reader, whether or not he be aquainted with the Hebrew. Th[is] book is to be welcomed as capitally meeting it's purpose and filling a long-felt want."

—J. A. Montgomery, Book Review Digest

Charles Rufus Brown (1849–1914) was educated at the United States Naval Academy, Harvard, Newton Theological Institution, Union Theological Seminary, University of Leipzig, and the Homboldt University of Berlin.

Jeremiah in the Dungeon: Four Discourses

  • Author: James Hodson
  • Publisher: J. S. Hodson
  • Publication Date: 1853
  • Pages: 49

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Arranged as a series of four sermons, James Hodson thoroughly conveys the importance of Jeremiah 38 as a critical point in Judaic history. Hodson relates that the physical imprisonment of Jeremiah was symbolic of the spirtual state of Israel at the time—in wait of liberation.

The Discourses are all excellent, and contain much instructive and edifying matter. This part of the prophetic history of Jeremiah, as representing certain states of the church, is deeply interesting, and deserves to be well studied by all who appreciate spiritual intelligence and wisdom.

The Intellectual Repository for the New Church

James Hodson was Reverend of Dudley Chapel, London and later went on to become the Headmaster of Whitgift School, London.

Morning and Evening Walks with the Prophet Jeremiah

  • Author: Daniel Pledge
  • Publisher: E. Marlborough & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1872
  • Pages: 300

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Arranged as concise studies of selections in Jeremiah, Daniel Pledge expounds upon the composition and pratical application of wisdom found in Jeremiah. Drawing directly on the text, Pledge offers straight-forward explanation of key themes throughout the book.

A collection of most useful mediatations of chosen passages from the writings of the weeping prophet.

The Baptist Magazine

Daniel Pledge was educated at University College at Bristol before being ordained pastor at Ebenezer Chapel, Margate.

Jeremiah, vol. 1

  • Author: A. S. Peake
  • Editor: Walter F. Adeney
  • Publisher: T. C. & E. C. Jack
  • Publication Date: 1910
  • Pages: 300

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Beginning with an extensive introduction, the author breaks down each chapter in sections according to subject matter—upon which he provides annotation, explanation, and interpretation of the original text. Peake draws upon other contemporary scholars to expand his intensive study.

A. S. Peake (1865–1929) was educated at King Henry VIII Grammar School and St. John's College at Oxford. He was later ordained into the Church of England before becoming a Professor of Old Testament Theology at Mansfield College, Oxford. Peake later acccepted the role of Professor of Old Testament Exegesis at Lancashire Independent College.

Jeremiah, vol. 2

  • Author: A. S. Peake
  • Translator: Walter F. Adeney
  • Publisher: T. C. & E. C. Jack
  • Publication Date: 1910
  • Pages: 380

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Picking up where volume one left off, volume two provides extensive annotation and interpretation of the text. Peake provides a brief introduction to Lamentations, as well as its central relationship to Jeremiah.

A. S. Peake (1865–1929) was educated at King Henry VIII Grammar School and St. John's College at Oxford. He was later ordained into the Church of England before becoming a Professor of Old Testament Theology at Mansfield College, Oxford. Peake later acccepted the role of Professor of Old Testament Exegesis at Lancashire Independent College.

Jeremiah: The Man and His Message

  • Author: J. R. Gillies
  • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
  • Publication Date: 1907
  • Pages: 352

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J. R. Gillies' practical exegesis of Jeremiah covers each chapter in detail, while noting important grammatical and didactic elements that provide additional clarification to the text. The author separates the over-arching content by subject and events—rather than by chapter, in an attempt to provide a chronologically coherent set of studies.

It is a worthy study of a great man, of a great work of Scripture, and of a great epoch.

The Expositor

J. R. Gillies (1712–1796) was Minister of the College Church of Glasgow. He was notable for his prodigous familiarity of ancient and contemporary texts in his ministry.

Prophecy and Religion: Studies in the Life of Jeremiah

  • Author: John Skinner
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1922
  • Pages: 381

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In John Skinner's Prophecy and Religion, the reader is presented with a framework to study the inherent nature of man in the paradigm of the immutable nature of God. Skinner asserts that the life of Jeremiah is a crucial turning point in the history of prophecy within the Old Testament.

John Skinner (1851–1925) was Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Exegesis at Westminster College, Cambridge.

The Book of the Prophet Jeremiah with Introduction and Notes

  • Author: L. Elliott Binns
  • Editor: Walter Lock
  • Publisher: Methuen & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1919
  • Pages: 488

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In this volume, L. Elliot Binns provides an exegetical analysis of Jeremiah by systematically walking through each verse. Binns finds a conducive balance between background analysis, interpretative commentary, and stylistic inference.

L. Elliot Binns (1885–1963) was a notable historian and theologian. Educated at Manchester Grammar School and Emmanuel College, Cambridge—he was later ordained as a Vicar of Plymouth, Daveport. Binns published multiple works including Erasmus the Reformer and The Evanglical Movement in the English Church.

A Prophet of the Spirit: A Sketch of the Character and Work of Jeremiah

  • Author: Lindsay B. Longacre
  • Publisher: The Methodist Book Concern
  • Publication Date: 1917
  • Pages: 136

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Lindsay B. Longacre explores divine inspiration in the composition of Jeremiah—from uniform prophetic elements across Scripture to the exposition of Jeremiah's prophetic identity. Longacre also explores the progressing failure of Israel in relation to the covenant, and provides a distinctive interpretation of the course of events recorded.

Lindsay B. Longacre (1870–1952) was educated at Drew Theological Seminary. He went on to become Professor of Old Testament Literature and Religion at Illif School of Theology in Denver, Colorado from 1910–1942.

The Book of the Prophet Jeremiah: Critical Edition of the Hebrew Text

  • Author: C. H. Cornill
  • Publisher: J. C. Hinricussche Buchhandlung
  • Publication Date: 1895
  • Pages: 105

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In this volume, C. H. Cornill provides critical interpretation of the Hebrew text through semantic analysis, comparison with the English translation(s), rhetorical use of tropes and syntatical means, and historical context. The verse-by-verse analysis leaves the reader with an in-depth understanding of the text.

C. H. Cornill (1854–1920) studied at Leipzig Univesrity and the University of Marburg, earning doctorates in philosophy and theology. Cornill later later became a tutorer and associate professor at the University of Marburg.

The Prophet of Sorrow: The Life and Times of Jeremiah

  • Author: Thornley Smith
  • Publisher: Wesley Conference Office
  • Publication Date: 1875
  • Pages:

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In The Prophet of Sorrow, Thornley Smith explores the difference between the hereditary office of the Levites in relationship to the divinely chosen position of the prophets. Smith recognizes that Jeremiah falls into both Levitical and Prophetical categories, and seeks to give a thorough exposition of Jeremiah.

Thornley Smith (1813-1891) was Minister at Cradock Methodist Church in Grahamstown. He designed the "Methodist Cathedral" in Grahamstown, South Africa.

The Double Text of Jeremiah (Massoretic and Alexandrian Compared) Together with an Appendix on the Old Latin Evidence

  • Author: A. W. Streane
  • Publisher: Deighton Bell and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1896
  • Pages: 399

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In The Double Text of Jeremiah, the author compares the textual and semantic differences between the Massoretic text of Jeremiah and the Alexandrian text of Jeremiah. Streane recognizes that transpositional errors are a large factor in accounting for varying linguistic interpretation, and seeks to remedy the resulting differences by examining inherent and semantic meaning between the texts.

A. W. Streane was Fellow of Divinity and Hebrew of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

The Burden of the Lord: Aspects of Jeremiah's Personality, Mission, and Age

  • Author: W. R. Thomson
  • Publisher: James Clarke & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1919
  • Pages: 288

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W. R. Thomson presents extensive studies on the prophetic figure of Jeremiah by looking to previous prophets as a foundation for critical inquiry. Thomson fully explores Jeremiah's role in the foundation and the fulfillment of the law.

W. R. Thomson was Reverand of The United Free Church in Bellshill, Scotland.

Product Details

  • Title: Classic Commentaries and Studies on Jeremiah and Lamentations
  • Volumes: 22
  • Pages: 5,858