Study the literary structure, the Chroniclers use of other Old Testament books, the narratives, geo-political context, and textual witnesses of 2 Chronicles. Dillard’s lucid writing and careful study—solidly based on his familiarity with ancient languages secondary literature—make his volume on 2 Chronicles an invaluable resource for the preacher, teacher, and serious student. Organized for easy reference, Word Biblical commentaries make an ideal Bible study companion whether you are studying a single passage or a complete biblical book.
The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology. These widely acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional resources for the professional theologian and instructor, the seminary or university student, the working minister, and everyone concerned with building theological understanding from a solid base of biblical scholarship.
Raymond B. Dillard is professor of Old Testament language and literature at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He served as editor, translator, and consultant for the New International Version, Old Testament. He is the author of Faith in the Face of Apostasy: The Gospel According to Elijah and Elisha and coauthor with Tremper Longman of Introduction to the Old Testament.