The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology. These widely a... more
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Authors John MacArthur, Robert J. Morgan, Charles Stanley, and many more have titles published through Thomas Nelson. Thomas Nelson has published commentaries like Word Biblical Commentary, Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Commentary, and The Preacher’s Commentary, and other resources like Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary and several LifeWorks Libraries.