Item description for Proverbs (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries) by Derek Kidner...
Overview Derek Kidner has not only provided a running commentary on the whole of Proverbs but has also included two helpful study aids. The first is a set of subject guides which pull together the teaching scattered throughout the book. The second is a short concordance that helps locate lost sayings and encourages further subject studies.
Publishers Description Proverbs--a book full of wisdom--and yet a book demanding all one's wisdom to understand. Derek Kidner not only has provided a running commentary on the whole of Proverbs but has also included two helpful study aids. The first is a set of subject guides that pull together teaching scattered throughout the book. The second is a short concordance that helps locate lost sayings (in territory notoriously hard to search) and encourages further subject studies. In short, this volume is a wise person's guide to wisdom. The original, unrevised text of this volume has been completely retypeset and printed in a larger, more attractive format with the new cover design for the series. These commentaries are designed to help the reader of the Bible understand what the text says and what it means. The Introduction to each book gives a concise but thorough treatment of its authorship, date, original setting and purpose. Following a structural Analysis, the Commentary takes the book section by section, drawing out its main themes, and also comments on individual verses and problems of interpretation. Additional Notes provide fuller discussion of particular difficulties. The goal throughout is to explain the true meaning of the Bible and make its message plain.
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Studio: IVP Academic
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.1" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2009
Publisher IVP Academic
Series Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries
Series Number 17
ISBN 0830842179 ISBN13 9780830842179
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More About Derek Kidner
Derek Kidner (M.A., A.R.C.M.) was formerly warden of Tyndale House, Cambridge. He has written several volumes in the Tyndale Old Testament Commentary series.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Proverbs (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries)?
A great place to start Apr 12, 2010
I bought this commentary on a recommendation from C.J. Mahaney video I watched on line. What makes the book worth the money is the introduction. The introduction exposed me to categories and descriptions of these categories that made the book hugely edifying. It's very short, as I believe most commentaries in this series are. You won't get a huge exposition of every word or syntactical expression, rather you'll get the thrust of a passage or section of passages. If you're a laymen (like me) and not a pastor, I would whole-heartedly say start here.