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Bible Commentary

When studying the Bible, sometimes we need a little extra help from additional resources. Today’s Bible study tool that we are exploring is a Bible commentary. Find out how to use it best and a few recommended versions in this Bible Study Moment.

Tools Mentioned:

The Moody Bible Commentary

General editors Michael Rydelnik and Michael Vanlaningham

Nelson’s Quick Reference Chapter-by-Chapter Bible Commentary

by Warren Wiersbe

The Bible Knowledge Commentary: Old and New Testament (2 volumes)

General Editors John F. Walvoord and Roy B. Zuck

NIV Compact Bible Commentary

by John H. Sailhamer

The Wycliffe Bible Commentary

edited by Charles F. Pfeiffer and Everett F. Harrison

Everyday Bible Commentaries

Various authors (Job by Roy B. Zuck mentioned)

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Dr. Michael Rydelnik

Dr. Michael Rydelnik is professor of Jewish Studies and Bible at Moody Bible Institute and the Host/Bible teacher on Moody Radio’s Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik. The son of Holocaust survivors, Michael was raised in an observant Jewish home in Brooklyn, New York. He became a follower of Jesus the Messiah as a high school student and began teaching the Bible almost immediately. He is the author of several books and is the co-editor of and contributor to The Moody Bible Commentary. Michael and his wife, Eva, live in Chicago and have two adult sons.

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