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Best Bible Commentaries on 2 Peter

2 Peter is the twenty-second book of the New Testament. Authorship is traditionally attributed to the Apostle Peter. Authorship is traditionally attributed to the Apostle Peter. The letter is addressed to believers in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia. Peter writes this letter to warn against false teachers and emphasizes Christians growing in their faith. Commentaries on 2 Peter often address the authorship of the book, which is disputed, the precise nature of the false teachings, and the end times.

2 Peter, Jude (NIVAC) by Douglas J. Moo

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Accolades:

  • Craig Blomberg, etal: a "priority" commentary on 2 Peter
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended: "solid exegesis and theology, with application for today"
  • Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on 2 Peter, "Moo is an outstanding New Testament scholar. This work should prove especially helpful to pastors."

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Jude-2 Peter (WBC) by Richard Bauckham

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  • D.A. Carson: a "best buy" on 2 Peter and Jude, "by far the best work on 2 Peter and Jude"
  • Desiring God: #1 recommended commentary on 2 Timothy
  • Craig Blomberg, etal: a "priority" commentary on 2 Peter
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended: "a technical but enormously useful commentary - the best on 2 Peter and Jude"
  • Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on 2 Peter, "Many rank Bauckham’s work as the best commentary on these two biblical books. Unfortunately (and without sufficient reason) Bauckham concludes that Peter was not the author of 2 Peter."

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  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
1, 2 Peter, Jude (NAC) by Thomas Schreiner

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Accolades:

  • Craig Blomberg, etal: a "priority" commentary on 2 Peter
  • D.A. Carson: a "best buy" on 2 Peter, "nicely displays Schreiner's combination of exegesis and theological reflection couched in admirable clarity"
  • Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on 1 Peter, "Thomas Schreiner’s work is always worth consulting. He has written some very good works on New Testament theology,and his strengths in this area shine through in this commentary. Very helpful."

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From the publisher: "The New American Commentary is introduced to bridge the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This new series has been designed primarily to enable pastors, teachers, and students to read the Bible with clarity and proclaim it with power."

Jude and 2 Peter (BECNT) by Gene L. Green

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  • D.A. Carson: a "best buy" on 2 Peter and Jude, "especially strong on the Hellenistic context in which it was written"
  • Craig Blomberg, etal: a "priority" commentary on 2 Peter
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended: "an interpretation of the Greek text"
  • Keith Mathison: #1 ranked commentary on 2 Peter, "If you are able to have only one commentary on 2 Peter and Jude, this recent commentary by Gene Green should be at the top of your wish list."

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  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
The Letters of 2 Peter and Jude (PNTC) by Peter H. Davids

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  • D.A. Carson: a "best buy" on 2 Peter and Jude, "perhaps a first choice for pastors...accessible to the well-trained pastor"
  • Craig Blomberg, etal: a "priority" commentary on 2 Peter
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended: "exposition of the English text"
  • Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on 2 Peter, "Until the publication of Gene Green’s commentary, this volume by Peter Davids was the best commentary on these two neglected books."

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
1–2 Peter and Jude (Preaching the Word) by David R. Helm

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1-2 Peter (SAEC) by R.C. Sproul

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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The Message of 2 Peter & Jude (BST) by Dick Lucas and Christopher Green

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The "the three distinctives of The Bible Speaks Today series are (1) "BST authors are committed to a serious study of the text in its own integrity," (2) that "expositors should not be antiquarians, living only in the remote past" but suggest application for living, and (3) "each book is intended to be both readable in style and manageable in size."

2 Peter and Jude (TNTC) by Michael Green

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  • Tom Schreiner: recommended: "a good commentary for the busy pastor"

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
The Epistles of Peter and of Jude (BNTC) by J.N.D. Kelly

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  • Tom Schreiner: recommended: "a very helpful and clear exposition"

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
1 & 2 Peter & Jude (FB) by Paul Gardner

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James, 1 & 2 Peter, and Jude (Teach the Text) by Jim Samra

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2 Peter and Jude (MNTCS) by John MacArthur

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1 & 2 Peter and Jude (Belief) by Catherine Gunsalus Gonzalez

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2 Peter and Jude (THNTC) by Ruth Anne Reese

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1-2 Peter, 1-3 John, Jude (WBC) by David A. Case and David H. Holdren

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help