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A Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica, Matthew–1 Corinthians: Volume 1, Place Names in the Gospels
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A Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica, Matthew–1 Corinthians: Volume 1, Place Names in the Gospels

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Overview

John Lightfoot’s Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica uses rabbinical literature to comment on the text of the New Testament, and to help modern readers understand the textual background from within the framework of Jewish literature. Lightfoot makes full use of Hebrew and Aramaic literature to provide thorough commentary on the New Testament. He uses Jewish sources not only to illuminate textual matters, but also the social and cultural context of the people, places, and events in the New Testament. This important work is meticulously written and has served as a model for synthesizing the New Testament with Jewish literature in the four centuries since its first publication. Lightfoot’s commentary covers the Gospels, Acts, portions of Romans, and 1 Corinthians.

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Product Details

  • Title: A Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica, Matthew–1 Corinthians: Volume 1, Place Names in the Gospels
  • Author: John Lightfoot
  • Publisher: Oxford University
  • Publication Date: 1859
  • Pages: 382
  • Resource Type: Commentaries
  • Topic: Bible Backgrounds

About John Lightfoot

John Lightfoot was born in Staffordshire in English on March 29, 1602. He was educated at Christ’s College at Cambridge. From there, he began studying Hebrew under Sir Rowland Cotton, and later became a member of the Westminster Assembly. In 1650, Lightfoot became master of St. Catherine Hall at Cambridge, and in 1654 became the vice-chancellor. Lightfoot died in 1675.