Genesis

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Creation & Blessing

by Allen P. Ross

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #4 ranked commentary on Genesis
Genesis

by Bruce Waltke

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: 5 out 5 stars
Genesis

by James Montgomery Boice

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Genesis 1-11:26 and 11:27-50:26 (NAC)

by Kenneth A. Mathews

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on Genesis
  • Tremper Longman: scored 4.5 out of 5 stars
Genesis 1-15 and 16-50 (WBC)

by Gordon J. Wenham

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
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  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advance courses

Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #1 ranked commentary on Genesis
Genesis 1-17 and 18-50 (NICOT)

by Victor P. Hamilton

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
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  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advance courses

Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on Genesis
  • Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars
Genesis (Interpretation)

by Walter Brueggeman

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars
Genesis (JPS)

by Nahum M. Sarna

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advance courses

Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars
Genesis ~ Leviticus (EBC)

by John Sailhamer

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Genesis (NIBC)

by John E. Hartley

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help

Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars
Genesis (NIVAC)

by John H. Walton

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #5 ranked commentary on Genesis
  • Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars
Genesis (OTL)

by Gerhard Von Rad

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Genesis (Preaching the Word)

by R. Kent Hughes

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Genesis (TH)

by James McKeown

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Accolades:

  • Tremper Longman: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Genesis (The Story of God)

by Tremper Longman

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Genesis (TOTC)

by Derek Kidner

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Genesis (ZBBC)

by John H. Walton

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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The Genesis Record

by Henry M. Morris

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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