Logos Bible Software
Products>The Book of Genesis, Chapters 18–50 (The New International Commentary on the Old Testament | NICOT)

The Book of Genesis, Chapters 18–50 (The New International Commentary on the Old Testament | NICOT)

, 1995
ISBN: 9780802823090


Print list price: $56.00
Save $8.01 (14%)


The second volume of Victor P. Hamilton’s two-volume study of Genesis for the NICOT series, this prodigious and scholarly work provides linguistic, literary, and theological commentary on Genesis 18–50. Beginning with Abraham’s reception of the three visitors and his intercession before Yahweh on behalf of Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen. 18) and continuing through the end of the Joseph story (Gen. 50), the overarching theme of Hamilton’s commentary is Yahweh’s faithfulness to his promised word and his covenant commitments to those whom he has chosen to receive that promised word.

Special features of this commentary include its serious attention to important matters of biblical translation from the Hebrew language into English, copious footnotes that direct readers to further and more extensive sources of information, and frequent references to the New Testament writers’ reading of Genesis. Hamilton’s work will greatly benefit scholars, seminarians, and pastors who seek solid exegesis of the Bible’s foundational book.

Resource Experts
  • In-depth discussion of textual and critical matters
  • Verse-by-verse commentary
A commentary that students of the Bible should read and keep on hand for frequent reference. Hamilton not only explains the biblical text with a balanced survey of the scholarly opinions expressed on it, but often adds his own original views. This book not only informs the reader but also makes him think.

Cyrus H. Gordon, former director, Center for Ebla Research, New York University

An admirable work. A thorough, dependable, and illuminating exposition. The quality of its research is matched by the clarity of its comments. It is a major addition to the literature on Genesis and should be kept close at hand by all who want to plumb the depths of the Bible’s charter book.

David Allan Hubbard, former president emeritus, Fuller Theological Seminary

Users of the NICOT will not be disappointed with this addition to the series.

J. Gerald Janzen, Macallister-Petticrew Emeritus Professor of Old Testament, Christian Theological Seminary

  • Title: The Book of Genesis, Chapters 18–50
  • Author: Victor P. Hamilton
  • Series: New International Commentary on the Old and New Testament
  • Publisher: Eerdmans
  • Print Publication Date: 1995
  • Logos Release Date: 2009
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible. O.T. Genesis 18-50 › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9780802823090, 0802823092
  • Resource ID: LLS:NICOT01GE2
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-09-30T01:50:07Z

With Logos, the NICOT will integrate into the Passage Guide. Whenever you enter your passage and click go, results from the NICOT will appear on the text you’re studying. This gives you instant access to exactly what you’re looking for—in far less time than it would take you to walk over to the bookshelf and begin flipping through a print volume, let alone find the information you need.

Victor P. Hamilton, now retired, was professor of Bible and theology at Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky, for more than 35 years. He is the author of a two-volume commentary on Genesis, Handbook on the Pentateuch, and Handbook on the Historical Books.


12 ratings


Sign in with your Faithlife account

  1. Paulo Rabello

    Paulo Rabello


  3. Eric Wendt

    Eric Wendt


  4. Michael Catt

    Michael Catt


  5. Robert Polahar

    Robert Polahar


  6. sukjae lee

    sukjae lee


  7. C.E.H.



  8. Martijn



  9. Kendall Leland White
  10. john kho

    john kho




Print list price: $56.00
Save $8.01 (14%)