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Ruth, Esther Bush, Frederic 514 WBC 1996
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Esther Baldwin, Joyce G. 126 TOTC 1984
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Esther Jobes, Karen H. 256 NIVAC 1999
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Esther Berlin, Adele 110 JPSBC 2001
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Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther Breneman, Mervin 383 NAC 1993
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Esther Levenson, Jon Douglas 142 OTL 1997
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Five Festal Garments: Christian Reflections on Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther Webb, Barry G. 192 NSBT 2000
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Esther and Ruth Duguid, Iain M. 201 REC 2005
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Character and Ideology in the Book of Esther Fox, Michael V. 317 1991
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Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther Larson, Knute; Dahlen, Kathy 381 HOTC 2005
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Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther McConville, J. Gordon 212 DSB 2006
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Esther Paton, Lewis Bayles 360 ICC 1908
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Esther Bechtel, Carol M. 101 Int 2002
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Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther van Wijk-Bos, Johanna W. H. 147 WBComp 1998
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Esther Crawford, Sidnie White 1216 NIB 1999
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Esther Tomasino, Anthony J. 416 EEC 2013
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Esther Day, Linda 177 AOTC 2005
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Ruth and Esther Beal, Timothy K.; Linafelt, Tod 130 BO 1999
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Esther Reid, Debra 168 TOTC 2008
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Esther Moore, Carey A. 192 AYB 1971
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Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther Clines, David J. A. 362 NCB 1984
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Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther Allen, Leslie C.; Laniak, Timothy S. 290 UBOT 2003
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1 & 2 Kings Patterson, Richard D.; Austel, Hermann J. 1088 EBC 1988
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1 & 2 Kings, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job Patterson, Richard D.; Austel, Hermann J.; Huey, F. B.; Payne, J. Barton; Yamauchi, Edwin M.; Smick, Elmer B. 1088 EBC 1988
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Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job Keil, C. F.; Delitzsch, Franz 7744 COT 2006
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1–2 Kings, 1–2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther eds. Conti, Marco 384 ACCS 2008
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Esther Through the Centuries Carruthers, Jo 320 BBC 2008
Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Esther Nowell, Irene 130 NColBC 2013
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Esther Nowell, Irene 130 NColBC 2013
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Esther Lau, Peter H. W. 152 ABC 2018
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A Handbook on the Book of Esther: The Hebrew and Greek Texts Omanson, Roger L.; Noss, Philip A. 397 UBS 1997
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Esther Phillips, Elaine A. 928 REBC 2010
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Esther Bernius, Elaine 304 NBBC 2020
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Ruth, Esther Taylor, Marion Ann 272 SGBC 2020
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Esther: Power, Fate, and Fragility in Exile Brown, Erica 508 MagST 2020
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Esther Mulackal, Shalini 141 DBC 2011
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Reading the Megillot: A Literary and Theological Commentary Mathews, Jeanette 312 ROT 2023
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Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther Ironside, H. A. 224 IronBC 2008
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Be Committed (Ruth & Esther): Doing God's Will Whatever the Cost Wiersbe, Warren W. 192 BE 2008
The Bible Knowledge Commentary Old Testament Martin, John A.; Ross, Allen P.; Hannah, John D.; Lindsey, F. Duane; Merrill, Eugene H.; Deere, Jack S.; Campbell, Donald K.; Reed, John W.; Constable, Thomas L.; Getz, Gene A.; Zuck, Roy; Buzzell, Sid S.; Glenn, Donald R.; Dyer, Charles H.; Pentecost, J. Dwight; Chisholm, Jr., Robert B.; Sunukjian, Donald R.; Baker, Walter L.; Johnson, Elliott E.; Blue, J. Ronald; Blaising, Craig A. 1600 1985
Kings to Judith Crawford, Sidnie White; Seow, Choon-Leong; Allen, Leslie C.; Klein, Ralph W.; Nowell, Irene; Wills, Lawrence M. 1216 NIB 1999
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Ezra–Job Ortlund, Eric; Aucker, W. Brian; O'Donnell, Douglas Sean 576 ESVEC 2020
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The Message of Esther Firth, David G. 240 BST 2010
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Ruth and Esther: God Behind the Seen Luter, A. Boyd; Davis, Barry C. 384 FB 2003
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Esther Beal, Timothy K. 130 BO 1999
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Wisdom Literature: Job, Proverbs, Ruth, Canticles, Ecclesiastes, and Esther Murphy, Roland E. 200 FOTL 1981
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Joshua–Esther (Vol. 1, Part 2) Wilson, Charles R. WesBC-Eerd 1967
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Esther Martin, John A. 1600 1985
Esther/Daniel Mangano, Mark 308 CPNIV 2001
1 Chronicles–Job Phillips, Elaine A.; Williams, Tyler; Yamauchi, Edwin M.; Smick, Elmer B.; Longman III, Tremper 928 REBC 2010
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Esther: The Megillah Zlotowitz, Meir 158 ART 1986
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Ruth/Song of Songs/Esther: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition Bernius, Elaine; Derck, Sarah B. C.; Coleson, Joseph 304 NBBC 2020
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Esther Smith, Gary V. 400 CBC 2010
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Nahum, Obadiah, and Esther: Israel among the Nations Coggins, Richard J. 156 ITCe 1985
Judges Smit, Laura A. 320 BTCB 2018
Esther Macchi, Jean-Daniel 361 IECOT 2019
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Ruth and Esther Larkin, Katrina J. A. OTG 1996
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Esther Tomasino, Anthony J. 560 ZIBBC 2009
Handbook on the Historical Books: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra-Nehemiah, Esther Hamilton, Victor P. 560 2008
Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther for Everyone Goldingay, John 214 OTE 2012
Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther: Restoring the Church Benn, Wallace P. 224 PtW 2021
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1 Chronicles to Song of Solomon White, Ellen G. 1166 SDABC 1954
The Message of Esther (Rev. ed.) Firth, David G. 152 BST 2022
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Ruth and Esther Queen-Sutherland, Kandy 544 SHBC 2016
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Esther Huey, F. B. 1088 EBC 1988
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Unspoken lessons about the unseen God,  Esther simply explained Prime, Derek WCS 2001
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The Five Megilloth Cohen, Abraham; Rosenberg, A. J.; Oratz, E. 400 SBB 1984
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The Book of Esther: An Exegetical and Doctrinal Commentary Schultz, Frederick William 96 LCHS 2007
History of Israel: Volume 2 Mills, Watson E.; Wilson, Richard F. 316 MCB 1998
Esther Utley, Bob FBC
Exalting Jesus in Esther Scroggins, Jimmy 300 CCE 2019
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Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther Schmutzer, Andrew J.; Nykolaishen, Douglas J. E. 336 TTCS 2018
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Esther & Daniel Wells, Samuel; Sumner, George 272 BTCB 2013
Esther Wells, Samuel 272 BTCB 2013
Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther Demaray, C. E. 704 Beacon 1965
Esther Roop, Eugene F. 303 BCBC 2002
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Esther Vos, Howard F. 191 BSC 1987
Esther Fuerst, Wesley J. 267 CBCOT 1975
Exploring Esther: Serving the Unseen God Jones, Colin D. 128 EB 2005
Esther 240 LBC 2013
Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther: Principles for Victory Over Failure Macleod, F. Wayne 184 LMP 2004
God's Presence During Hardship: Daniel and Esther in Exile MacArthur, John 128 MacSG 2010
The Books of Esther, Song of Songs, Ruth Rosenberg, A. J. 392 JPBB 1992
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The Book of Esther Rosenberg, A. J. 132 JPBB
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Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther Steveson, Peter A. 280 2010
Ezra/Nehemiah/Esther Brug, John F. 208 PBC 2006
Esther: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text Screnock, John; Holmstedt, Robert D. 299 BHHB 2015
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Theology of Work Bible Commentary: Volume 2: Joshua through Song of Songs ToWBC 2015
Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Esther Mulackal, Shalini 207 DBC 2014
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Esther Mulackal, Shalini 207 DBC 2014
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Ruth, Esther and Judith Mulackal, Shalini 141 DBC 2011
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Esther Schmutzer, Andrew J. 336 TTCS 2018
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Esther Ortlund, Eric 576 ESVEC 2020
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Esther Steinmann, Andrew E. 350 CSC 2024
Teaching Ruth & Esther: From Text to Message Ash, Christopher 288 PT 2018

Forthcoming Commentaries

Year Author Title Series
forthcoming 2031 Melton, Brittany N. The Book of Esther New International Commentary on the Old Testament
forthcoming 2026 Melton, Brittany N. Esther Bible in God's World Commentary
forthcoming 2025 Gatis, Lee Esther Hodder Bible Commentary
forthcoming Boyd-Taylor, Cameron Esther SBL Commentary on the Septuagint
forthcoming Dallaire, Hélène Esther Apollos Old Testament Commentary
forthcoming De Troyer, Kristen Esther Hermeneia
forthcoming Hogg, David Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job Reformation Commentary on Scripture
forthcoming Korpel, Marjo C. A. Esther Historical Commentary on the Old Testament
forthcoming Middlemas, Jill A. Esther Wisdom Commentary Series
forthcoming Riggs, Marcia Ruth and Esther Belief: Theological Commentary on the Bible
forthcoming Riggs, Marcia Esther Belief: Theological Commentary on the Bible
forthcoming Rogland, Max Esther Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament
forthcoming Ross, Jillian L. Esther Baker Commentary on the Old Testament
forthcoming Schifferdecker, Kathryn M. Esther Illuminations Commentary Series
forthcoming Smith, Tyler Esther: A Handbook on the Greek Text Baylor Handbook on the Septuagint
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