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Classic Commentaries and Studies on Isaiah (22 vols.)
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Overview

The Classic Commentaries and Studies on Isaiah offers some of the most significant classic studies on the book of Isaiah from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. With notable authors such as Richard G. Moulton, S. R. Driver, Joseph Addison Alexander, and T. K. Cheyne, Classic Commentaries and Studies on Isaiah offers over 6,000 pages of interpretation, observations, translations, contextual history, and application on this important book of the Old Testament. The twenty-two volumes contained in Classic Commentaries and Studies on Isaiah have had an enduring impact on Old Testament exegesis, and this exceptional collection provides easy accessibility to this wealth of significant scholarship.

This collection is essential for students, scholars, pastors, historians, teachers of the Bible, or anyone studying the book of Isaiah. 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 Hebrew 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 “Judgment,” or “Isaiah 6:1.”

Key Features

  • Historical studies on Isaiah
  • Over 6,000 pages of notable scholarship on Isaiah
  • Notable authors from a variety of backgrounds
  • Completely searchable and linked to your preferred Bible translation and other books in your library

Individual Titles

The Book of Isaiah in Fifteen Studies

  • Author: George L. Robinson
  • Publisher: Young Men’s Christian Association Press
  • Publication Date: 1910
  • Pages: 175

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Divided into 15 studies, George L. Robinson examines the character of Isaiah, the divisions in structure within the text, the extent of biblical prophecy, and the response of Israel.

George L. Robinson (1863–1958) was educated at Princeton University and Berlin University. He went on to become a professor at Knox College and Beirut College. Robinson later accepted the position of professor of theology at the University of Chicago.

The Composition of the Book of Isaiah in the Light of History and Archaeology

  • Author: Robert H. Kennett
  • Publisher: Henry Frowde
  • Publication Date: 1910
  • Pages: 94

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Separated into a series of three lectures, Robert H. Kennett explores the inherent purpose of the text, the formation of the original text, and the additions within the Maccabaean period. Noting the specifics of authorship, Kennett provides exegesis on the variation of stylistic writing.

The presentation is clear and attractive, and the view presented, though not likely to command assent throughout, is fairly attractive, and the view presented . . . is representative of present-day opinion regarding the Book of Isaiah.

The Biblical World

Robert H. Kennett (1846–1932) was fellow of Queen’s College and regius professor of Hebrew at the University of Cambridge.

The Book of the Prophet Isaiah: In Hebrew and English

  • Author: Joseph Stock
  • Publisher: R. Cruttwell
  • Publication Date: 1803
  • Pages: 185

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Providing a direct translation from the original Hebrew, Joseph Stock offers an acute interlinear translation supplemented with critical notes and annotation.

There is a variety of notes, critical and explanatory, supplied partly by the translator, and party by others. Many of these are uncommonly valuable for their depth and acuteness, and tend to elucidate in a high degree, the subject matter of these prophecies.

British Critic

Joseph Stock (1714–1813) was educated at Trinity College. He was later appointed headmaster of Portora Royal School, and bishop of Killala and Achonry.

The Book of the Prophecies of Isaiah

  • Author: John Edgar McFadyen
  • Publisher: Macmillan Company
  • Publication Date: 1910
  • Pages: 428

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Examining the arrangement and composition of the text, the historical and political context, and the moral and social condition of Israel, John Edgar McFadyen moves expositionally through the text while providing ample annotation and notes.

John Edgar McFadyen (1870–1933) was professor of language, literature, and Old Testament theology at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.

The Exiles’ Book of Consolation Contained in Isaiah XL–LXVI

  • Author: Edward F. König
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1899
  • Pages: 224

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Edward F. König’s The Exiles’ Book of Consolation Contained in Isaiah XL–LXVI exegetically examines the structure, prophetic content, and theopneustic character of the text. Also discoursing on the authorship and date of composition, König thoroughly annotates the text for critical elucidation.

The book is a valuable one, both for the view which it gives opinion on these chapters and for the contribution which the author himself makes to their interpretation.

The Critical Review of Theological & Philosophical Literature

Edward F. König, born in 1846, was educated at the University of Leipsic and the University of Erlangen. König went on to become professor of theology at the University of Leipsic.

Isaiah

  • Author: Richard G. Moulton
  • Publisher: Macmillan Company
  • Publication Date: 1901
  • Pages: 293

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Offering critical notes and annotation on the Book of Isaiah, Richard G. Moulton moves verse-by-verse through the text while expounding on authorship, structure, and arrangement of the book.

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

The Book of Isaiah

  • Authors: G. H. Box and S. R. Driver
  • Publisher: Macmillan Company
  • Publication Date: 1909
  • Pages: 399

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In The Book of Isaiah, G. H. Box and S. R. Driver give an exposition of the political and historical context, the intended exhortations of the text, and the ramifications of the prophetic text.

The book recommends itself by its scholarly character, its clearness of exposition, and the fearless, yet reverent spirit of investigation by which it is animated.

—George J. Mills

S. R. 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.

G. H. Box (1869–1933) was rector of Sutton Sandy, Bedfordshire and a lecturer of theology at the University of Oxford. He is the author of numerous works, including The Spiritual Teaching and Value of the Jewish Prayer Book, The Virgin Birth of Jesus, The Apocalypse of Abraham, and Introduction to the Canonical Books of the Old Testament.

The Prophecies of Isaiah Translated and Explained, vol. 1

  • Author: Joseph Addison Alexander
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1870
  • Pages: 515

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Following an extensive introduction to the book of Isaiah, Joseph Addison Alexander offers critical commentary on the original text. Offering both synoptic annotation and semantic inquiry into the text, Alexander elucidates of the literal and figurative prose. Volume 1 covers chapters 1 through 31.

This work is the richest product of his scholarship, and in this edition is destined to exert a still wider influence than before.

The American Presbyterian Review

Joseph Addison Alexander (1809–1860) was a Professor of Theology at Princeton, as well as a biblical scholar, author, and Presbyterian minister. Alexander’s works include The Gospel according to Mark, The Gospel according to Matthew, The Acts of the Apostles Explained, and The Psalms Translated and Expanded.

The Prophecies of Isaiah Translated and Explained, vol. 2

  • Author: Joseph Addison Alexander
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1870
  • Pages: 497

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Following an extensive introduction to the book of Isaiah, Joseph Addison Alexander offers critical commentary on the original text. Offering both synoptic annotation and semantic inquiry into the text, Alexander elucidates of the literal and figurative prose. Volume 2 covers chapters 32 through 66.

This work is the richest product of his scholarship, and in this edition is destined to exert a still wider influence than before.

The American Presbyterian Review

Joseph Addiscon Alexander (1809–1860) was a Professor of Theology at Princeton, as well as a biblical scholar, author, and Presbyterian minister. Alexander’s works include The Gospel according to Mark, The Gospel according to Matthew, The Acts of the Apostles Explained, and The Psalms Translated and Expanded.

The Prophecies of Isaiah: A New Translation with Commentary and Appendices, vol. 1

  • Author: T. K. Cheyne
  • Publisher: C. Kegan Paul & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1880
  • Pages: 323

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Offering a new translation based on extensive semantic study, T. K. Cheyne walks through the first 47 chapters of Isaiah. Cheyne provides comprehensive notes for elucidation and clarification of the text.

The volume is purely exegetical, but it is written with a scholarship so thorough, and a spirit of interpretation so honest and independent, that all students of the great prophet will read it with great gratification. The translation is acute and precise, and often clears away difficulties.

The British Quarterly 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. Cheyne received honorary doctorates from the University of Edinburgh, the University of Glasgow, and Oxford University.

The Prophecies of Isaiah: A New Translation with Commentary and Appendices, vol. 2

  • Author: T. K. Cheyne
  • Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1882
  • Pages: 333

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Picking up where volume 1 left off at chapter 48, T. K. Cheyne continues his translation of the text. Following the translation, Cheyne offers critical commentary on the arrangement of the text, the reception of Isaiah within Israel, and consistency of the prophecies.

The volume is purely exegetical, but it is written with a scholarship so thorough, and a spirit of interpretation so honest and independent, that all students of the great prophet will read it with great gratification. The translation is acute and precise, and often clears away difficulties.

The British Quarterly 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. Cheyne received honorary doctorates from the University of Edinburgh, the University of Glasgow, and Oxford University.

Studies in the Book of Isaiah

  • Author: M. G. Glazebrook
  • Publisher: Clarendon Press
  • Publication Date: 1910
  • Pages: 382

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Originally given as lectures in Bristol and Norwich, M. G. Glazebrook offers exposition on the character of Isaiah, the extent of Isaiah’s prophecies, and the implications of Isaiah’s prophecies on the nation of Israel. Glazebrook also offers a chronological table for elucidation of key events.

A reverent exposition of the book of Isaiah by a scholars who has availed himself of, and in many cases adopted, the conclusion of modern criticism and research.

The American Church Almanac

It is a delightful reading and should do much to popularize the study of the great Hebrew prophets.

The Hibbert Journal

M. G. Glazebrook (1853–1926) was educated at Balliol College, Oxford before becoming headmaster of Clifton College from 1891–1905. Glazebrook was appointed to the office of canon of Ely from 1905–1926, where he was given a doctorate of divinity.

Readings on the Prophets: Isaiah

  • Author: John Cumming
  • Publisher: Richard Bentley
  • Publication Date: 1862
  • Pages: 567

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Expounding on the redemption and atonement of Israel, the restoration of the Jewish state, and the extent of prophecy, John Cumming provides exegetical commentary on the text of Isaiah. Cumming expresses the moral state of Israel as a key focus of the text.

After a close examination of the book, and an attentive perusal of many of the readings, we have no hesitation in expressing our belief that the opinion of the author upon his own work is far witihin the truth and modest in the extreme. They abound in learning—in intelligible, interesting, and masterly expositions of doubtful and difficult passages.

The Living Age

John Cumming (1810–1881) was minister of the Scottish National Church. Cumming was the author of many works including Apocalyptic Sketches, Daily Life, The Great Tribulation, and The Seventh Vial.

The Book of the Prophet Isaiah with Introduction and Notes

  • Author: G. W. Wade
  • Publisher: Methuen & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1911
  • Pages: 534

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Exegetically examining the origin of the text, the character of Isaiah, and the scope of prophecy given to Israel, G. W. Wade offers critical exposition of the text. Relating its relevance to the New Testament, Wade draws attention to key themes throughout the text.

An excellent commentary for popular use.

The Biblical World

G. W. Wade (1858–1941) was professor and senior tutor of Latin at St. David’s College, Lampeter.

The Commentary of Ibn Ezra on Isaiah, vol. 1

  • Editor: M. Friedländer
  • Translator: M. Friedländer
  • Publisher: N. Trubner & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1873
  • Pages: 373

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Offering translation and exposition on commentary from the notable Jewish historian, Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra (1089–1164), M. Friedländer moves verse-by-verse through a critical piece of Jewish literature. Friedländer explores the principles, character, and prophecies embodied in the text. Volume 1 offers Ibn Ezra’s commentary on Isaiah—edited from the original Hebrew text.

M. Friedländer (1833–1910) was educated at University of Berlin and the University of Halle. Friedländer went on to become principal of Jews’ College in London where he taught theology, biblical exegesis, and Jewish history.

The Commentary of ibn Ezra on Isaiah, vol. 2

  • Editor: M. Friedländer
  • Translator: M. Friedländer
  • Publisher: N. Trubner & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1873
  • Pages: 127

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Offering translation and exposition on commentary from the notable Jewish historian, Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra (1089–1164), M. Friedländer moves verse-by-verse through a critical piece of Jewish literature. Friedländer explores the principles, character, and prophecies embodied in the text. Volume 2 offers a translation based on the Anglican Version of the Bible, edited according to Ibn Ezra’s commentary. Changes in the text are denoted by italics.

M. Friedländer (1833–1910) was educated at University of Berlin and the University of Halle. Friedländer went on to become principal of Jews’ College in London where he taught theology, biblical exegesis, and Jewish history.

The Commentary of ibn Ezra on Isaiah, vol. 3

  • Editor: M. Friedländer
  • Translator: M. Friedländer
  • Publisher: N. Trubner & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1877
  • Pages: 188

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Offering translation and exposition on commentary from the notable Jewish historian, Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra (1089–1164), M. Friedländer moves verse-by-verse through a critical piece of Jewish literature. Friedländer explores the principles, character, and prophecies embodied in the text. Volume 3 offers an edited translation of the original text from Ibn Ezra, as well as an extensive glossary with annotative notes.

M. Friedländer (1833–1910) was educated at University of Berlin and the University of Halle. Friedländer went on to become principal of Jews’ College in London where he taught theology, biblical exegesis, and Jewish history.

A Course of Sermons on the Sixth Chapter of Isaiah

  • Author: Richard Lea Allnutt
  • Publisher: Hatchard and Son
  • Publication Date: 1846
  • Pages: 137

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Although brief in nature, Richard Lea Allnutt’s A Course of Sermons on the Sixth Chapter of Isaiah exclusively covers the sixth chapter of Isaiah. Originally delivered as a set of sermons, Allnutt examines Isaiah’s vision, Isaiah’s mission to Israel, and the scope of his message.

Richard Lea Allnutt, born in 1818, was educated at St. Peter’s College, Cambridge before becoming the Vicar of Wicken. He later became Vicar of Damerham, St. Stephen’s, and Monkton.

The Assyrian Monuments Illustrating the Sermons of Isaiah

  • Author: Maximilian Lindsay Kellner
  • Publisher: Damrell & Upham
  • Publication Date: 1900
  • Pages: 41

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Originally distributed as a pamphlet, Kellner provides ample elucidation of surviving Assyrian artifacts which point to fulfillment of specific prophecies given by Isaiah.

Professor Kellner of Cambridge has already done some solid and useful work in Assyriology relating to the Hebrew sacred books. This essay illustrated with facsimilies and maps is a criticism and reconstruction of some parts of the text of Isaiah . . . It deserves wide circulation among biblical students.

The Critic

Maximilian Lindsay Kellner (1861–1935) was educated at Harvard University before becoming professor of Old Testament literature and interpretation at Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge.

The Messianic Prophecies of Isaiah

  • Author: William De Burgh
  • Publisher: Hodges, Smith, and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1863
  • Pages: 283

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Arranged as a series of nine lectures, William De Burgh expounds on the prophecies and explicit promises held in the text of Isaiah. De Burgh offers clarification of the text, as well as practical interpretation.

On the whole, it is a noble contribution to theological literature, on which the University of Dublin may safely be congratulated. It will be found highly valuable for constant reference.

The Literary Gazette

The critical part, though brief, is excellent; while the prophetical exposition is clear and concise. Dr. De Burgh’s works are those of a thorough scholar, and deep student of the prophetical scriptures.

Quarterly Journal of Prophecy

William De Burgh was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. De Burgh is the author of A Compendium of Hebrew Grammar, An Exposition of the Book of Revelation, and Discourses on the Life of Christ.

Things Which God Hath Joined Together: Addresses on Isaiah XLV

  • Author: S. A. Blackwood
  • Publisher: James Nisbet & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1878
  • Pages: 89

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Expounding on the redemption and atonement of Israel, S. A. Blackwood explores the administration of justice under the law and in Christ.

The subjects treated are of the utmost importance and admirably handled.

Position and Progress

S. A. Blackwood (1832–1893) was financial secretary of the Post Office. Blackwood converted to Christianity later in his life, and took to studying Hebrew.

Isaiah: A New Translation, with A Preliminary Dissertation and Notes

  • Author: Robert Lowth
  • Publisher: William Hilliard
  • Publication Date: 1834
  • Pages: 545

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Providing a new translation of the original text based on extensive semantic studies, Robert Lowth elucidates the inherent meaning of the text. Offering extensive critical notes and annotation, Lowth’s volume clarifies historical, political, and social context of the text.

This work ranks very high among Biblical scholars—the translation is sublime, and the preliminary dissertation and notes invaluable. It wakened the attention to the study of the Hebrew scriptures, and excited the emulation of Hebrew scholars, who following his example, have supplied improved versions of other prophetic writings.

The Eclectic Review

No former translator has expressed the meaning and spirit of the evangelical prophet so felicitously as Lowth.

The Bibliographer’s Manual of English Literature

Robert Lowth (1710–1787) was educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford. Lowth was appointed arch-deacon of Winchester in 1750, and rector of East Woodhay in 1753. He graduated with a doctorate of divinity from Oxford in 1754, before later being appointed bishop of St. Davids in 1766.

Product Details

  • Title: Classic Commentaries and Studies on Isaiah
  • Volumes: 22
  • Pages: 6,732