The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament
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The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament

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How can we account for the "Book of the Law" suddenly being discovered during Josiah's renovation of the temple (2 Chron 34:14)? We know from Egypt and Mesopotamia that it was common to seal important documents--including theological documents--in the masonry or foundations of a palace or temple in order to inform a future king who might undertake restoration of the buildi...more
Hardcover, 832 pages
Published November 8th 2000 by IVP Academic (first published November 2000)
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This is a reference book, not a book to read cover to cover. But as a reference book, it is superb in giving the context of a passage of Scripture. There is an additional New Testament volume.
Karena buku ini adalah tafsiran, saya hanya menakainya untu persiapan dalam PA. Sangat membantu.....!!!!
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John H. Walton (PhD, Hebrew Union College) is professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament; Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context; Covenant: God’s Purpose, God’s Pla...more
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