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Best Bible Commentaries on Ecclesiastes

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The Book of Ecclesiastes (NICNT) by Tremper Longman III

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Accolades

  • Desiring God: #1 recommended commentary on Ecclesiastes
  • Keith Mathison: #5 ranked commentary on Ecclesiastes, "Like many, Longman argues that the monologue by Qohelet (the main speaker in the book) is framed by the words of a narrator."

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs (NIVAC) by Iain Provan

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Accolades

  • Tremper Longman: 4 out 5 stars, "one of the most interesting commentaries...the theme of the book proclaims that true love resists coerced legal love"
  • Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on Ecclesiastes, "Provan offers helpful insight into the meaning of the book and its relevance today. This work will prove especially helpful to preachers."

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Ecclesiastes (BCOT) by Craig G. Bartholomew

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  • Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, "excellent commentary, especially strong in history of interpretation and biblical theology"

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Ecclesiastes (Preaching the Word) by Philip Graham Ryken

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The Message of Ecclesiastes (BST) by Derek Kidner

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Accolades

  • Tremper Longman: "well written and sensible...shows application to life as well"
  • Keith Mathison: #1 ranked commentary on Ecclesiastes, "It is a popular level work, accessible to any reader, yet it still contains profound insight and application. Highly recommended."

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  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Ecclesiastes (THOTC) by Peter Enns

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Accolades

  • Tremper Longman: 4.5 out 5 stars, "Enns carefully and insightfully interprets the book and shows its immense relevance"

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Ecclesiastes (REC) by Douglas Sean O'Donnell

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Ecclesiastes and Song Of Solomon (TPC) by David A. Hubbard

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Accolades

  • Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on Ecclesiastes, "Between Hubbard and Provan, preachers should be able to help their people understand more clearly this difficult portion of God’s inerrant Word."

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Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs (NAC) by Duane A. Garrett

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A Time to Tear Down and a Time to Build Up by Michael V. Fox

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Accolades

  • Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, "Fox's idea of Ecclesiastes as a framed monologue is very provocative"

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Ecclesiastes (TOTC) by Michael A. Eaton

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Accolades

  • Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on Ecclesiastes, "Eaton views Ecclesiastes as an apologetic essay. It defends the life of faith in God by detailing how terrible the alternative is."

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  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Job, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs (CBC) by Tremper Longman III

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Ecclesiastes (JPS) by Michael Fox

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Accolades

  • Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, "contains a helpful history of interpretation"

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  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Ecclesiastes (Anchor) by Choon-Leong Seow

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Accolades

  • Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, "readable yet scholarly...the theological notes are often insightful"

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  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs (REBC) by Jerry E. Shepherd

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  • Tremper Longman: 4 out 5 stars, "helpful short commentary on the book...very readable"

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Ecclesiastes (AOTC) by Julie Ann Duncan

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Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs (Teach the Text) by Edward M. Curtis

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Ecclesiastes (Interpretation) by William P. Brown

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Ecclesiastes (Focus) by William D. Barrick

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