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Best Bible Commentaries on Esther

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Esther (NIVAC) by Karen H. Jobes

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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, "without a doubt this is the best commentary to buy on Esther"
  • Keith Mathison: #1 ranked commentary on Esther, "Karen Jobes has written the most engaging, interesting, and helpful commentary on the book of Esther presently available."

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research for writing
  • Scholars/professors teaching advance courses
Ruth-Esther (WBC) by Frederic Bush

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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, "very competent...gives a thorough discussion of all the technical issues"
  • Keith Mathison: #4 ranked commentary on Esther, "will be of benefit to seminary students and others doing in-depth study of the text"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
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  • Scholars/professors doing research for writing
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Esther (EEC) by Anthony Tomasino

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Esther and Ruth (REC) by Iain M. Duguid

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on Esther, "careful and clear...a very helpful focus on contemporary application"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (NAC) by Mervin Breneman

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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: "a competent and readable commentary"
  • Keith Mathison: #4 ranked commentary on Esther, "for those seeking helpful summaries of the more technical work"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Esther (TOTC) by Debra Reid

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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: 4.5 out of 5 stars, "smart, to-the-point interpretation of the book that does not lead astray"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther (DSBS) by J.G. McConville

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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: "excellent at both revealing the books' meaning in their Old Testament context and explaining their relevance for today"
  • Keith Mathison: #5 ranked commentary on Ezra

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Esther (OTL) by Jon D. Levenson

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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, "readable and often-interesting interpretation of Esther"

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Esther (TOTC) by Joyce G. Baldwin

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Accolades:

  • Desiring God: #1 recommended commentary on Esther
  • Tremper Longman: scored 5 out of 5 stars, "combines a keen literary and theological sense with a firm and intelligent opinion concerning the book's historicity"
  • Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on Esther, "Joyce Baldwin was among the most consistent commentators of the previous generation...Clear, concise, and to the point — always an asset in commentaries."

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
The Message of Esther (BST) by David G. Firth

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  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther (For Everyone) by John Goldingay

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  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Esther (JPS) by Adele Berlin

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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, "Berlin is one of the best commentary writers around"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
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  • Scholars/professors teaching advance courses
Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (HOTC) by Knute Larson and Kathy Daltlen

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (TPC) by Mark D. Roberts

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (Thru the Bible) by J. Vernon McGee

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  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (CBC) by Gary V. Smith

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Esther (Interpretation) by Carol M. Bechtel

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Inconspicuous Providence: The Gospel According to Esther (GAOT) by Bryan R. Gregory

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Esther (AOTC) by Linda Day

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Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (UBCS) by Leslie C. Allen and Timothy S. Laniak

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther (NCBC) by D.J. Clines

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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, "carefully and thoroughly researched...scholarly and clear"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (REBC) by E.M. Yamauchi

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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: "one cannot find a better historically oriented commentary than this one"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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