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Ezra and Nehemiah: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentary)

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Ezra and Nehemiah chart the Jews' return to Jerusalem from exile and the beginnings of a rebirth. Derek Kidner clearly and succinctly deals with the complex literary and historical problems surrounding these two books and their chief characters.
Hardcover, 174 pages
Published December 31st 1979 by InterVarsity Press (first published June 1979)
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Sae-chan
May 28, 2016 rated it liked it
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If I was asked who were the bigwigs of the bible, who came to mind were Moses, Joshua, David, Isaiah, Ahab (ha!) and the likes. Never Ezra and Nehemiah came to mind. But now, after reading these two books in depth and the commentary, I just realized how big these two figures are.

On the other hand, I thought the difficult books of the bible were Jonah, Song of Songs, Romans, Revelations. Little that I know, that these two books almost got me out of my mind. Even with the commentary, I think I sti
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Zach
Nov 08, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Only read Ezra: This is a great commentary, but where it lacked was in either providing enough detail or enough Gospel application. It fell in the middle, and get me needing more.
Josh
Feb 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: scripture
As always, Kidner is excellent. Concise and insightful analysis of the text.
Robert Murphy
May 30, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: library, wish-list
As always, Kidner knocks it out of the park. So much good stuff said in so few words. The technical parts seem to be interacting with the NIV, which they apparently took to heart. Newer revisions of the NIV seem to incorporate all his comments, as does the ESV. This book has been a great help to me in writing annotated translations, like everything Kidner does and the rest of the TOTC series. This is a splendid commentary and I would recommend it for anyone interested in learning more about Ezra ...more
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