Commentaries on Haggai

On this page you will find Bible commentaries on the Old Testament book of Haggai. The commentaries listed first are those that have received the best reviews. You will also find options for commentaries on Haggai 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 Haggai



Haggai (The Minor Prophets) by J. Alec Motyer, McComiskey, ed.


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Accolades:

Desiring God: #1 commentary on The Minor Prophets

Tremper Longman: “good solid exposition”

Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on Zephaniah, “When you see a book by Motyer, you know it will be well worth your time to read it.”

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Haggai and Malachi (NICOT) by Pieter A. Verhoef


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: “recommended as a scholarly guide to both of these prophetic books”

Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on Haggai, “For those who lack a knowledge of Hebrew, and are seeking a thorough commentary on Haggai, this volume is highly recommended.”

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Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi (TOTC) by Joyce Baldwin


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: “a very insightful, conservative commentary”

Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on Haggai, “clear and concise without being shallow”

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Micah-Malachi (WBC) by Ralph L. Smith


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: “solid and competent”

Keith Mathison: #5 ranked commentary on Haggai, “worth consulting”

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Haggai, Zechariah (NIVAC) by Mark J. Boda


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Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, “one of the meatier commentaries in the NIVAC series…has an excellent sense of theology and biblical theology”

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Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi (Focus) by John L. Mackay


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Keith Mathison: #4 ranked commentary on Haggai, “particularly helpful for pastors seeking a way to communicate the meaning of this book to a contemporary audience”

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Haggai (FOTL) by Michael H. Floyd


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Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, “this excellent work will only be helpful to scholars”

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Haggai, Zechariah 1-8 (Anchor) by Carol Meyers


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Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “full of helpful historical and archaeological comments”

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Haggai and Zechariah 1-8 (OTL) by David L. Petersen


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Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “interested in a positive interpretation of the books”

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Haggai (Continental) by Hans Walter Wolff


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “clear, concise, and insightful”

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Haggai, Malachi (NAC) by Richard A. Taylor and E. Ray Clendenen


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Tremper Longman: “very serious, well-researched exposition”

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More Commentaries with Application Help for Pastors



Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi by Walter Kaiser Jr.


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Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi (CCEC) by Micah Fries, Stephen Rummage, and Robby Gallaty


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Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Interpretation) by Elizabeth Achtemeier


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More Verse-by-Verse Commentaries



The Minor Prophets by Charles L. Feinberg


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Minor Prophets (IEC) by H.A. Ironside


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Minor Prophets (CBC) by Richard D. Patterson and Andrew E. Hill


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Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (HOTC) by Stephen R. Miller


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Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (AOTC) by Julia M. O’Brien


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Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi (AOTC) by Anthony R. Petterson


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