14 Best Ephesians Commentaries You Must Read
June 15, 2017

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1) The Letter to the Ephesians (The Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC))

 

 

The 15 volume Pillar New Testament Commentary is designed both for serious students and for general readers of the Bible. The authors provide rigorous exegesis and exposition and contemporary relevance of the Bible. The New International Version is the translation of choice for the English text, the authors base their exposition on the Greek New Testament. Ephesians is a truly superb commentary in the Pillar series and was written by Peter O’Brien using recent research.

2) Ephesians: An Exegetical Commentary

 

Ephesians: An Exegetical Commentary
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The 18 volume, highly accessible Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series is known for its thoughtful scholarship for studying pastors and its readability for lay people. Authors include a wide variety of scholars from differing theological persuasions who investigate a variety of viewpoints. Each volume contains the original Greek words as well as the corresponding transliterated and translated phrases. Harold Hoehner uses latest scholarship and meticulous insight to pen the volume on Ephesians.

 

3) Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 42, Ephesians

 

Ephesians, Volume 42 (Word Biblical Commentary)
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The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day. This series emphasizes a deep analysis of textual, linguistic, structural and theological evidence. Balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology is the end product. These widely acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional resources for everyone from professional theologians to lay people interested in building theological understanding from a solid base of biblical scholarship.  Andrew T. Lincoln writes the enlightening volume on Ephesians.

 

4) Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

 

 

The late Dr. Charles Hodge leaves behind Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians via Palala Press.  A solid, mature Bible exposition.

5) The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians (The New International Commentary on the New Testament)

 

 

The New International Commentary on the New Testament provides an exposition of Scripture that is thorough and abreast of modern scholarship, yet loyal to Scripture as the Word of God. It is an authoritative guide to the text of Scripture, bridging the cultural gap between today’s world and the world of the Bible. Contributors are gifted writers and scholars who open each commentary with an introduction to the biblical book. Other features are: a select bibliography, the author’s own translation from the original Hebrew and Greek texts, verse-by-verse comments, in-depth discussions of technical matters and more.  The late F.F. Bruce (who was the Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester, England) left behind The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians.

6) Sermons on The Epistle to the Ephesians

 

Sermons on The Epistle to the Ephesians
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This classic 705 page read by the late scholar John Calvin was published by Banner of Truth in 1974.  A classic and important addition to any library of top Ephesians commentaries.

 

7) Ephesians (Let’s Study)

 

Ephesians (Let's Study)
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The 18 volume Let’s Study series seeks to combine explanation and application. The aim is to explain Scripture as if speaking to a friend. Published by Banner of Truth, this series is a must for every Christian home. The Ephesians volume is written by Sinclair B. Ferguson.

 

8) Ephesians (IVP New Testament Commentary Series)

 

Ephesians (IVP New Testament Commentary Series)
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The 20 volume IVP New Testament Commentary Series offers clear, scholarly presentations of the heart of each New Testament author’s message, coupled with helpful attention to tough exegetical issues. The series diverse contributors represent a wide range of theological traditions. Overall, they are committed to applying the unchanging message of the New Testament to the ever-changing world in which we live. Features include: useful summaries of principal themes, a unique format that expounds the text in uninterrupted form on the upper portion of each page while dealing with other issues underneath in verse-keyed notes and a social studies note system that keys references to the bibliography. The Ephesians volume is written by Walter L. Liefeld  – professor emeritus of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois.

 

9) Ephesians (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament)

 

 

The 18 volume, highly accessible Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series is known for its thoughtful scholarship for studying pastors and its readability for lay people. Authors include a wide variety of scholars from differing theological persuasions who investigate a variety of viewpoints. Each volume contains the original Greek words as well as the corresponding transliterated and translated phrases. Noted New Testament scholar Frank Thielman presents a hefty yet accessible commentary on Ephesians here.

 

10) Ephesians (Concordia Commentaries)

 

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The 26 volume Concordia Commentaries give a theological exposition of Scripture. The authors are sensitive to Scripture’s rich treasury of language, imagery, and themes and pay careful attention to the original Hebrew and Greek. Additionally, the authors and shed further light on the text from archaeology, history, and extra-biblical literature and apply Scripture’s message to today.  Thomas M. Winger writes the volume on Ephesians.

 

11) Ephesians (International Critical Commentary)

 

With 59 volumes and 54 authors, the International Critical Commentary is huge in scope. Published by T&T Clark International, this series brings together all the relevant aids to exegesis: linguistic and textual, archaeological, historical, literary, and theological, with a comprehensiveness and quality of scholarship unmatched by any other series. This series is under the editorship of Professor J. A. Emerton of Cambridge, Professor C. E. B. Cranfield of Durham and Professor G. N. Stanton of Cambridge.  Ernest Best wrote the Ephesians volume.

 

12) Ephesians – Philemon (The Expositor’s Bible Commentary)

 

Ephesians - Philemon (The Expositor's Bible Commentary)
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The Expositor’s Bible Commentary is one of the most-recognized standards of expository commentaries. Written by dozens of scholars/preachers, it is regarded as an inter-denominational exposition and a major contribution to the study and understanding of the Scriptures. Providing pastors and Bible students with a comprehensive and scholarly tool for the exposition of the Scriptures and the teaching and proclamation of their message, this work has become a staple of seminary and college libraries and pastors’ studies worldwide. Each book of the series has an exposition, introduction, outline, and bibliography.  Ephesians – Philemon is written by Tremper Longman III and David E. Garland.

 

13) The NIV Application Commentary: Ephesians

 

The NIV Application Commentary: Ephesians
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David E. Garland – professor of New Testament at Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University in Waco, Texas – shares perspectives on Mark that show ageless truths for our modern lives in this NIV Application Commentary. NIV Application Commentaries have three sections in each chapter: a textual analysis, a section bridging the ancient to the modern, and then modern applications. Dr. Klyne Snodgrass – professor of biblical literature and holder of the Paul W. Brandel Chair of New Testament Studies at North Park Theological Seminary – writes the volume on Ephesians.  This top commentary is a must have for anyone who seriously wants to apply the Word of God to modern application.

14) The Message of Ephesians (Bible Speaks Today)

 

The Message of Ephesians (Bible Speaks Today)
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This book by John Stott is part of the Bible Speaks Today commentary series which embraces a three-prong approach to commentaries: expound the biblical text with accuracy, relate it to contemporary life and to readable. Each contributor in this series is both a noted scholar and a working pastor.



 

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