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Classic Commentaries and Studies on Judges (16 vols.)
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Overview

The Classic Commentaries and Studies on Judges (16 vols.) offers some of the most significant classic studies on the books of Judges from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. With notable authors such as Edward Lewis Curtis and A. R. Fausset, Classic Commentaries and Studies on Judges (16 vols.) offers over 3,500 pages of interpretation, observations, translations, contextual history, and practical application. The seventeen volumes contained in the Classic Commentaries and Studies on Judges (16 vols.) 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 books of Judges. 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 “donkey” or “Judges 14:1.”

Key Features

  • Over 3,500 pages of notable scholarship on Judges
  • Noted authors from a variety of backgrounds
  • Completely searchable, linked to your preferred Bible translation and the other books in your library

Individual Titles

The Book of Judges

  • Author: George C. M. Douglas
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1881
  • Pages: 96

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George Douglas’ The Book of Judges is a concise and compact exposition on the book of Judges. Believing Judges to represent an accurate historical account of the people of Israel, Douglas’ exposition on Judges discuss the fall of Israel in disobedience and the chaos that ensnared the land during the reign the of judges of Israel.

George C. M. Douglas was Principal of the Free Church College in Glasgow. He is also author of Why I Still Believe that Moses Wrote Deuteronomy in the Classic Commentaries and Studies on Numbers and Deuteronomy.

The Book of Judges

  • Author: Edward Lewis Curtis
  • Publisher: The Macmillan Company
  • Publication Date: 1913
  • Pages: 197

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Originally published as part of the Bible for Home and School, Edward Lewis’ The Book of Judges exposition on Judges is a learned and solid exegesis on the text of Judges. Lewis Dividing Judges into three sections: and Introduction, the Main History of Judges, and a Conclusion. Further, Lewis argues that instead of an accurate historical of events that took place, Judges is to be understood as legends informed by historical events.

Edward Lewis Curtis was Professor of The Hebrew Language and Literature at Yale University. He is also the author of Chronicles I and II in the International Critical Commentary.

The Book of Judges

  • Author: G. F. Moore
  • Publisher: Dodd, Mead, and Company
  • Publication Date: 1898
  • Pages: 99

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Published as part seven in the Sacred Book of the Old and New Testament, G. F. Moore’s The Book of Judges is a translation of the book of Judges, along with notes on the text of Judges. Not intended to be a commentary proper on the text of Judges, Moore’s work is a new translation of Judges, with notes and visual aids that help illustrate the author’s thought and argument of Judges.

G. F. Moore was Professor of Hebrew at Andover Theological Seminary. He is also the author of Judges in the International Critical Commentary.

Notes, Critical and Practical, on the Book of Judges

  • Author: George Bush
  • Publisher: Saxton & Miles
  • Publication Date: 1844
  • Pages: 257

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After offering a synopsis in the introduction, George Bush’s Notes, Critical and Practical, on the Book of Judges provides exegesis while moving chapter-by-chapter through the Book of Judges. Rendering the specifics of semantic interpretation between translations, Bush gives in-depth detail on key sections of the text.

George Bush was Professor of Hebrew and Oriental Literature at New York City University. He is also the author of Notes, Critical and Practical, on the Book of Numbers in the Classic Commentaries and Studies on Numbers and Deuteronomy.

A Critical and Expository Commentary on the Book of Judges

  • Author: A. R. Fausset
  • Publisher: James Nisbet & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1885
  • Pages: 340

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A. R. Fausset’s A Critical and Expository Commentary on the Book of Judges is an exegetical commentary on the text of Judges. Fausset works through the book of Judges a chapter at a time, commenting on the Hebrew of the text. Along with comments on Judges, Fausset also illustrates how the canon of Scripture flows together with Judges.

A. R. Fausset was Sometime Scholar and Gold Medalist in Classics at Trinity College in Dublin. He is also the author of Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible and editor of Gnomon of the New Testament (5 vols.).

Men of Faith; or, Sketches from the Book of Judges

  • Author: Luke H. Wiseman
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • Publication Date: 1870
  • Pages: 354

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Luke H. Wiseman’s Men of Faith; or, Sketches from the Book of Judges is a topical look at some of the faithful men written of in the book of Judges. Wiseman begins his study with an overview of the history contained in the Judges. After this, he selects four men as case studies for faithful living. These men—Barak, Gideon, Jephthah, and Samson—all play an important role in the narrative of Judges, according to Wiseman.

Luke H. Wiseman is the author of Christ in the Wilderness.

Analysis of the Book of Judges

  • Authors: Lewis Hughes and T. Boston Johnstone
  • Publisher: John Heywood
  • Publication Date: 1884
  • Pages: 129

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Lewis Hughes and T. Johnstone’s Analysis of the Book of Judges is a compact guide and analysis of the book of Judges. Intended to be an aid for the reader of Judges, Hughes and Johnstone guide the reader through Judges with the help of a brief overview of major sections of Judges. Along with overviews, Hughes and Johnstone include notes and examination questions that are meant to invoke thought and help the reader better understand the argument of Judges.

Lewis Hughes was Professor at Corpus Christi College in Cambridge.

T. Boston Johnstone was Professor at St. Andrews in Scotland. He is also the author of a number of commentaries on Old Testament books.

The Book of Judges

  • Authors: H. C. O. Lanchester
  • Publisher: University Press
  • Publication Date: 1915
  • Pages: 110

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The Book of Judges is an exegetical and expositional work on the text of Judges. H. C. O. Lanchester moves through the book of Judges section-by-section, highlighting important aspects and point from the text of Judges. Likewise, Lanchester’s introduction is concise and packed with useful information for the student of Judges.

H. C. O. Lanchester was Rector of Salle, Norfolk. He was also a Fellow of Pembroke College in Cambridge.

The Book of Judges

  • Authors: Paulus Cassel
  • Translator: P. H. Steenstra
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1871
  • Pages: 261

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Described as the first historical book of Israel, the book Judges recounts the many revivals and subsequent failings of Israel after the conquest of Joshua. In his commentary on Judges, Paulus Cassel exegetically examines the text of Judges in order to show the theme and argument of Judges. Cassel not only offers his exegesis on the Hebrew text of Judges, but also includes both practical and homiletical comments as well, allowing the reader who is not familiar with Hebrew to follow along and profit from Cassel’s work.

Paulus Cassel was a Professor in Berlin, Germany.

P. H. Steenstra was Professor of Biblical Literature in the Protestant Episcopal School at Cambridge Massachusetts.

The Book of Judges with Introduction and Notes

  • Authors: C. F. Burney
  • Publisher: Rivingtons
  • Publication Date: 1918
  • Pages: 502

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At its publication C. F. Burney’s The Book of Judges with Introduction and Notes was a bastion of critical scholarship. Exegetical in nature, Burney moves through Judges verse-by-verse, offering insight and detailed scholarship on important aspects of the text of Judges. Informed and with great detail, Burney’s commentary on Judges has stood the test of time and still proves to be one of the classic works on Judges.

C. F. Burney was Oriel Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture at Oxford. He was also Canon of Rochester and Fellow of St. John Baptist’s College in Oxford. He is the author of The Book of Job: A Revised Text and Version in the Classic Commentaries and Studies on Job.

Gideon and the Judges: A Study Historical and Practical

  • Authors: John Marshall Lang
  • Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company
  • Publication Date: 1890
  • Pages: 201

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John Lang’s Gideon and the Judges: A Study Historical and Practical is a practical exposition on the life of Gideon and the Judges of Israel. Beginning his commentary with an introduction and historical sketch of Israel during the time of the Judges, Lang outlines practically what life was like for Israel during the period of the Judges. After his introduction Lang discusses the lives of some notable figures in the book of Judges; men like Gideon, Jephthah, and Samson are discussed in some detail. Lang’s offering is a useful tool for studying the lives of the Judges through the lens of select men living during the time.

John Marshall Lang was minister of the Barony Parish in Glasgow, Scotland. He is also the author of The Last Supper of Our Lord and Life, Is It Worth Living?.

The Judges of Israel; or Tales for Sunday Reading

  • Authors: H. C. Adams
  • Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1866
  • Pages: 184

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H. C. Adams’ The Judges of Israel; or Tales for Sunday Reading tells the story of Judges in a fresh, unique way. Adams’ work was originally intended for mature children and adults. After each section of Judges the author includes a section of dialogue between two fictional subjects. These subjects discuss the text and ask questions that related to the text.

H. C. Adams was Fellow of Magdalen College in Oxford. He is also the author of Sundays at Encombe, Schoolboy Honour, and Tales of Charlton School.

Notes on Judges (Including Ruth)

  • Authors: J. Davies
  • Publisher: George Philip & Son
  • Publication Date: 1871
  • Pages: 72

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J. Davies’ Notes of Judges is a brief handbook on the text of Judges. In these seventy-two pages, Davies analyzes the text of Judges, offering lexical, historical, and cultural insights, illuminating the text for the reader. While brief in nature, Davies’ work should not be overlooked. It is a useful companion to have opened while reading through the book of Judges.

J. Davies was Professor at the University of London. He is the author of a number of manuals on the select books of the Bible.

The Life of Gideon Illustrated and Applied

  • Authors: John Bruce
  • Publisher: Edmonston and Douglas
  • Publication Date: 1870
  • Pages: 431

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The Life of Gideon Illustrated and Applied is a commentary on the life of one of the book of Judges most well-known figures. Bruce illuminates the life of this man, illustrating and applying the text to today’s world.

John Bruce was minister of Free St. Andrews Church in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Biography of Samson Illustrated and Applied

  • Authors: John Bruce
  • Publisher: Edmonston and Douglas
  • Publication Date: 1854
  • Pages: 141

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The Biography of Samson Illustrated and Applied is a biographical sketch and commentary on the life of one of the book of Judges most well-known and enigmatic figures. In this sketch, Bruce illuminates the life of Samson, illustrating and applying the text to today’s world.

John Bruce was minister of Free St. Andrews Church in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Valour of Faith; or, The Gospel in the Life of Gideon

  • Authors: George Albert Rogers
  • Publisher: Wertheim, Macintosh, and Hunt
  • Publication Date: 1859
  • Pages: 160

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George Albert’s The Valour of Faith; or, The Gospel in the Life of Gideon is a biographical sketch on the life of Gideon. In this work, Rogers surveys the life and character of Gideon and illustrates how his life of faith is to be lived by the people of God in today’s world. He also shows how the Gospel was at work in the life of Gideon.

George Albert Rogers was Professor at Trinity College in Cambridge. He was also Incumbent of St. Luke’s Holloway. He is the author of Jacob’s Well and Footprints of Jesus.

Product Details

  • Title: Classic Commentaries and Studies on Judges
  • Volumes: 16
  • Pages: 3,534