Commentaries on Leviticus

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



The Book of Leviticus (NICOT) by Gordon J. Wenham


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, “a fascinating and extremely helpful discussion…a well-written commentary”

Keith Mathison: #1 ranked commentary on Leviticus, “This commentary is not only the best commentary on the book of Leviticus, it is one of the best commentaries on any book of the Bible that I have read.”

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



Leviticus (WBC) by John E. Hartley


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Accolades:

Desiring God: #1 recommended commentary on Leviticus

Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, “substantial in quality as well as in quantity”

Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on Leviticus, “If you can afford more than one commentary on Leviticus, Hartley’s commentary in the WBC series is a good choice.”

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– Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
– Pastors/preachers seeking application help
– Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
– Scholars/professors doing research
– Scholars/professors teaching advance courses



Leviticus (Continental) by Jacob Milgrom


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, “Milgrom is clearly the world’s leading expert on Leviticus”

Keith Mathison: #4 ranked commentary on Leviticus, “Milgrom approaches Leviticus from an unnecessarily critical stance. This means this commentary must be used with great care and discernment.”

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– Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
– Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
– Scholars/professors doing research
– Scholars/professors teaching advance courses



Leviticus (NAC) by Mark F. Rooker


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “[Rooker] has an eye on making the book relevant for the Christian reader”

Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on Leviticus, “Rooker’s work…is both exegetically thorough and well written.”

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– Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
– Pastors/preachers seeking application help
– Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help



Leviticus (JPS) by Baruch A. Levine


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “writes with the educated layperson in mind…theologically sensitive”

Keith Mathison: #5 ranked commentary on Leviticus, “For those doing in-depth work, it should be consulted. This commentary should be used with great care and discernment.”

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



Leviticus, Numbers (NIVAC) by Roy Gane


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “Gane is an expert in ancient Israelite ritual,” and “adept at pointing to the continuing theological relevance of this material”

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– Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
– Pastors/preachers seeking application help
– Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help



Genesis-Leviticus (REBC) by R. Hess


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Accolades:

– Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, “one of the best, most succinct treatments of Leviticus”

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– Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
– Pastors/preachers seeking application help
– Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help



Leviticus (AOTC) by Nobuyoshi Kiuchi


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Accolades:

– Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, “Kiuchi is an expert on Levitical ritual…highly recommended”

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– Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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– Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help



More Commentaries with Application Help for Pastors



Leviticus and Numbers (Teach the Text) by Joe M. Sprinkle


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– Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Leviticus (Preaching the Word) by Kenneth A. Mathews


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– Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Leviticus (TPC) by Gary W. Demarest


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– Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Exalting Jesus in Leviticus (CCEC) by Allan Moseley


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– Any Christian seeking devotional aides
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Leviticus (Interpretation) by Samuel E. Balentine


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More Verse-by Verse-Commentaries



Holiness to the Lord: A Guide to the Exposition of the Book of Leviticus by Allen P. Ross


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– Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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Leviticus (TOTC) by Jay Sklar


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Leviticus (EPS) by John D. Currid


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Leviticus (Mentor) by Robert I. Vasholz


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Leviticus, Numbers (UBCS) by W.H. Bellinger, Jr.


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Leviticus (BST) by Derek Tidball


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Technical, Exegetical, and Critical Commentaries for Research



Leviticus (OTL) by Erhard S. Gerstenberger


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Leviticus (Anchor) by Jacob Milgrom


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– Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
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Classic Christian Commentaries for Bible Study




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