Commentaries on Exodus

On this page you will find Bible commentaries on the Old Testament book of Exodus. The commentaries listed first are those that have received the best reviews. You will also find options for commentaries on Exodus that help pastors, teachers, and readers with application of the text, commentaries that approach the Scripture verse-by-verse, classic Christian commentaries, and much more.



Top Reviewed Commentaries on Exodus



Exodus (NIVAC) by Peter Enns


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Accolades:

Desiring God: #1 recommended commentary on Exodus

Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, “incredibly insightful theological study of the book…ideal for those preaching on Exodus”

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Exodus (NAC) by Douglas K. Stuart


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: “a well-written exposition of the book from an evangelical perspective”

Keith Mathison: ranked #1 commentary on Exodus, “Stuart’s comments on the biblical text are clear and readable. The more technical issues are relegated to the footnotes. This is now the first commentary on Exodus to which I turn.”

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The Book of Exodus (OTL) by Brevard S. Childs


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Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, “one of the best commentaries on Exodus…valaubale to evangelical ministers”

Keith Mathison: #5 ranked commentary on Exodus, “Because of the author’s critical stance and the book’s technical nature, I can only recommend this commentary to discerning pastors and teachers.”

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The Message of Exodus (BST) by J.A. Motyer


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Accolades:

Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on Exodus, “On almost every page, the reader finds helpful insights into the meaning of the second book of Moses. Very highly recommended.”

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Exodus: An Exegetical Commentary by Victor P. Hamilton


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “a good treatment of the text’s meaning without much theological or canonical reflection”

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Exodus (Preaching the Word) by Philip Graham Ryken


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Keith Mathison: #4 ranked commentary on Exodus, “His massive expository commentary is a goldmine for preachers. It is theologically deep and refreshingly practical, all the while remaining very readable.”

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Exodus (WBC) by John I. Durham


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “the strength of this commentary is its focus on the theology of the text”

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Exodus (Interpretation) by Terence E. Fretheim


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “very readable…stimulating in discussing the theological message of the book”

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Exodus (UBCS) by James K. Bruckner


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4.5 out of 5 stars, “intelligent, nuanced, relatively brief treatment of the book”

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Exodus (Mentor) by John L. Mackay


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Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on Exodus, “[Mackay’s] work should be consulted by every serious student of Exodus.”

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Exodus (NCBC) by Carol Meyers


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Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “insightful in terms of the original meaning of the text…very winsomely written”

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More Commentaries with Application Help for Pastors



Exodus (For You) by Tim Chester


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Exodus (Teach the Text) by T. Desmond Alexander


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Exodus by Maxie D. Dunham (TPC)


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Exalting Jesus in Exodus (CCEC) by Tony Merida


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More Verse-by-Verse Commentaries



Exodus (College Press) by Randall C. Bailey


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Genesis, Exodus (CBC) by John N. Oswalt


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Exodus (TOTC) by R. Alan Cole


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Exodus (AOTC) by T. Desmond Alexander


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Exodus by Walter C. Kaiser, Jr.


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Technical, Exegetical, and Critical Commentaries for Research



A Commentary on Exodus (KEL) by Duane Garrett


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Exodus by Nahum Sarna (JPS)


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Exodus by Eugene Carpenter (EEC)


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Classic Christian Commentaries on Exodus for Bible Study




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