Delve deep into the language, structure, and background of the mysterious prophecies of Ezekiel. Allen’s mastery of Hebrew provides a fresh translation and is accompanied by notes interpreting the significance of textual variants. Focusing on the meaning of the text, Allen illuminates the historical setting of the book and explains the role of the prophet with clarity and precision.
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Leslie C. Allen is professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary, and was lecturer in Hebrew, Aramaic and Judaism at London Bible College. He is the author of The New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah, A Liturgy of Grief: A Pastoral Commentary on Lamentations, and Old Testament Library: Jeremiah.