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Genesis Wenham, Gordon J. 912 WBC 1987
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The Book of Genesis Hamilton, Victor P. 1273 NICOT 1995
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Genesis Mathews, Kenneth A. 1488 NAC 1996
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Genesis: A Commentary Waltke, Bruce K. 656 2001
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Genesis Currid, John D. 932 EPSC 2003
Genesis Cotter, David W. 424 BO 2003
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Genesis Calvin, John 384 CCC 2001
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Paradise to Prison: Studies in Genesis Davis, John J. 363 1975
Genesis 1-4: A Linguistic, Literary, And Theological Commentary Collins, C. John 318 2006
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Genesis Arnold, Bill T. 408 NCBC 2009
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Genesis Sailhamer, John H. 1024 EBC 1990
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Genesis Cook, Joan E. 160 NColBC 2011
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Genesis Brayford, Susan 470 BSCS 2007
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Genesis O'Connor, Kathleen M. 738 SHBC 2020
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Genesis Steinmann, Andrew E. 496 TOTC 2019
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Genesis Longman III, Tremper 624 SGBC 2016
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Genesis McKeown, James 398 THOTC 2008
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Salvation Begins: Reading Genesis Today Reid, Andrew 298 2000
Genesis: Translation and Commentary Alter, Robert 324 1997
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Genesis Fretheim, Terence E. 5 NIB 1994
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Genesis 1–11: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text Bandstra, Barry 630 BHHB 2008
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Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1: Chapters 1-19 Leupold, Herbert C. 578 1984
Reading Genesis: A Literary and Theological Commentary Galambush, Julie 194 ROT 2018
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Studies in Genesis Candlish, Robert S. 844 1868
Genesis Westermann, Claus 1508 CC 1994
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Genesis Kidner, Derek 236 TOTC 2008
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Genesis: Beginning and Blessing Hughes, R. Kent 704 PtW 2004
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Genesis Goldingay, John 768 BCOT 2020
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The Epic of God: A Guide to Genesis Whitworth, Michael 396 2012
Genesis: A New Commentary Kline, Meredith G. 174 2016
Genesis Walton, John H. 768 NIVAC 2001
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Genesis Boice, James Montgomery 1392 JMB 2006
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Genesis 1–11 Mathews, Kenneth A. 656 CSC 2023
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Genesis Brueggemann, Walter 384 Int 1986
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Genesis Sailhamer, John H. 880 REBC 2008
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Genesis Sarna, Nahum M. 414 JPSBC 1989
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The Message of Genesis 1-11 Atkinson, David J. 192 BST 1990
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The Message of Genesis 12–50 Baldwin, Joyce G. 224 BST 1986
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Genesis 1–11 Azad, Anwarul; Glaser, Ida 336 WT 2022
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Genesis Speiser, Ephraim A. 454 AYB 1964
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Genesis Ross, Allen P. 550 CBC 2008
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Genesis Von Rad, Gerhard 440 OTL 1973
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Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers Sailhamer, John H.; Kaiser, Jr., Walter C.; Harris, R. Laird; Allen, Ronald B. 1024 EBC 1990
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Pentateuch Keil, C. F.; Delitzsch, Franz 7744 COT 2006
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Genesis Calvin, John 1083 GEN 1965
Genesis De La Torre, Miguel A. 272 Belief 2011
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Genesis 1–11 eds. Louth, Andrew 204 ACCS 2001
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Genesis 12–50 eds. Sheridan, Mark 300 ACCS 2002
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Genesis Briscoe, D. Stuart TPC 2002
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Encountering the Book of Genesis Arnold, Bill T. 240 EBS 2003
Genesis 1–11 eds. Thompson, John A. RCS 2012
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The Book of Genesis Schroeder, Joy A. 296 BMT 2015
Genesis 12–50: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition Varughese, Alex; Bohn, Christina 478 NBBC 2019
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Commentary on Genesis Didymus the Blind 248 FC 2016
Homilies on Genesis John Chrysostom 1017 FC 1990
Homilies on Genesis and Exodus Origen 422 FC 1982
The Pentateuch Fretheim, Terence E. 183 IBT 1996
Commentary on Genesis Cassuto, Umberto 709 1978
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Genesis–Leviticus Sailhamer, John H.; Kaiser, Jr., Walter C.; Hess, Richard S. 880 REBC 2008
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A Handbook on Genesis Reyburn, William D.; Fry, Euan McG 1149 UBS 1997
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The Book of Genesis Amos, Clare 289 ECS 2005
Genesis Raja, A. Maria Arul 200 DBC 2010
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The Message of Genesis 12–50 (Rev. ed.) Baldwin, Joyce G. 184 BST 2022
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Glaphyra on the Pentateuch Cyril of Alexandria 642 FC 2019
Questions on the Octateuch, Volume 1: On Genesis and Exodus (Library of Early Christianity) Theodoret of Cyrus 452 2007
On Genesis Bede the Venerable 256 TTH 2008
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Commentary on Genesis Ephrem the Syrian 424 FC 1994
Genesis to Leviticus Fretheim, Terence E.; Brueggemann, Walter; Kaiser, Jr., Walter C. 5 NIB 1994
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Be Obedient (Genesis 12-25): Learning the Secret of Living by Faith (The BE Series Commentary) Wiersbe, Warren W. 176 BE 2010
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Opening up Genesis Strassner, Kurt 192 OUB 2009
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Genesis Record, The: A Scientific and Devotional Commentary on the Book of Beginnings Morris, Henry M. 720 2009
Genesis: The Beginning of God's Plan of Salvation Belcher, Jr., Richard P. 288 FB 2012
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Genesis Skinner, John 640 ICC 1910
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Commentaries on Genesis 1–3 Severian of Gabala; Bede the Venerable 162 ACT 2010
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The Book of Genesis Fruchtenbaum, Arnold G.; Lipsey, Matthew 752 ABCS 2009
Be Authentic (Genesis 25-50): Exhibiting Real Faith in the Real World (The BE Series Commentary) Wiersbe, Warren W. 224 BE 2010
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Be Basic (Genesis 1-11): Believing the Simple Truth of God's Word (The BE Series Commentary) Wiersbe, Warren W. 192 BE 2010
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Genesis Walton, John H. 176 ZIBBC 2013
Genesis Roop, Eugene F. 352 BCBC 1987
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Genesis Hendel, Ronald S. 488 AYB
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The Bible Knowledge Commentary Old Testament Ross, Allen P.; Hannah, John D.; Lindsey, F. Duane; Merrill, Eugene H.; Deere, Jack S.; Campbell, Donald K.; Reed, John W.; Constable, Thomas L.; Martin, John A.; 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
Living in the Light of Inextinguishable Hope: The Gospel According to Joseph Duguid, Iain M.; Harmon, Matthew P. 272 GOT 2013
Genesis 1–11 Carr, David M. 358 IECOT 2021
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Genesis for Everyone: Part 1: Chapters 1-16 Goldingay, John 208 OTE 2010
Genesis 1-11 Rogerson, John William OTG 1991
Genesis 12-50 Moberly, R. W. L. OTG 1992
Genesis: With an Introduction to Narrative Literature Coats, George W. 336 FOTL 1984
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Genesis Towner, W. Sibley 308 WBComp 2007
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Exploring Genesis Phillips, John 379 JPCS 2001
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Genesis: A Bible Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition William, Wilbur Glenn 324 WesBC 2000
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Discovering Genesis: Content, Interpretation, Reception Provan, Iain W. 234 DBT 2016
Genesis Haines, Lee 550 WesBC-Eerd 1967
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Genesis Ross, Allen P. 1600 1985
Genesis, Volume 1 Kissling, Paul J. 392 CPNIV 2004
Bereishis / Genesis Zlotowitz, Meir 3405 ART
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Genesis 1–11: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition Coleson, Joseph 304 NBBC 2012
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Genesis 12–25: Abraham and All the Families of the Earth Janzen, J. Gerald 230 ITCe 1993
Genesis 1-11: From Eden to Babel Gowan, Donald E. 136 ITCe 1988
Living in the Grip of Relentless Grace: The Gospel in the Lives of Isaac & Jacob Duguid, Iain M. 162 GOT 2002
Living in the Gap Between Promise and Reality: The Gospel According to Abraham Duguid, Iain M. 167 GOT 1999
Genesis Walton, John H. 608 ZIBBC 2009
Straight to the Heart of Genesis: 60 bite-sized insights Moore, Phil 272 SttHS 2010
The Five Books Of Moses (The Schocken Bible: Volume 1) Fox, Everett 1056 1997
Abravanel's World of Torah: A Structured Interpretation: Bereshit, theory of moral evolution Abravanel, Don Yitzchak; Eitan, Zev Bar 582 2012
Genesis: A Theological Commentary for Preachers Kuruvilla, Abraham 652 2014
Genesis for Everyone: Part 2: Chapters 17-50 Goldingay, John 200 OTE 2010
The Book of Genesis: Commentary, Notes and Study Questions Mitch, Curtis; Hahn, Scott 93 ICSB 2010
Exposition of Genesis: Volume 2: Chapters 20-50 Leupold, Herbert C. 741 1942
Genesis to Deuteronomy White, Ellen G. 1120 SDABC 1954
Genesis 1–11 Gertz, Jan Christian 423 HCOT 2023
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Genesis Hartley, John E. 416 UBOT 2000
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Genesis Reno, R. R. 304 BTCB 2010
Genesis (2nd ed.) Turner, Laurence A. 246 Read 2009
Genesis, Volume 1 Gibson, John C. L. 228 DSB 2006
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The Preacher’s Hebrew Companion to Genesis 1–11 Doak, Brian R. 304 PHebC 2023
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Genesis 1:1 - 25:18 Currid, John D. 500 EPSC 2003
Genesis 25:19 - 50:26 Currid, John D. 432 EPSC 2003
The Book of Genesis: Chapters 1–17 Hamilton, Victor P. 540 NICOT 1990
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The Book of Genesis: Chapters 18–50 Hamilton, Victor P. 733 NICOT 1995
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Genesis 1–15 Wenham, Gordon J. 352 WBC 1987
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Genesis 16–50 Wenham, Gordon J. 560 WBC 1987
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Genesis Gangel, Kenneth O.; Bramer, Stephen J. 384 HOTC 2003
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Preaching Genesis 12-36 Shelley, A. Carter 160 PCT 2001
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Genesis: Volume 2: A New Beginning : Chapters 12-36 Boice, James Montgomery 464 JMB 2006
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Genesis: Volume 1: Creation and Fall: Chapters 1-11 Boice, James Montgomery 464 JMB 2006
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Genesis: Volume 3: Living By Faith: Chapters 37-50 Boice, James Montgomery 464 JMB 2006
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The Book of Origins: Genesis Simply Explained Eveson, Philip H. 592 WCS 2003
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Genesis Rosson, M. E. 225 ABB 2006
Genesis–Deuteronomy (Vol. 1 Part 1) Haines, Lee; Peisker, Armor D.; Hanke, Howard A. 550 WesBC-Eerd 1967
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Genesis 1–25A O'Connor, Kathleen M. 408 SHBC 2018
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The Soncino Chumash Cohen, Abraham; Rosenberg, A. J.; Oratz, E. 1203 SBB 1983
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Genesis 12-50 Davidson, Robert 350 CBCOT 1979
Genesis 1-11 Davidson, Robert 128 CBCOT 1973
Genesis Gunkel, Hermann 477 1997
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Genesis: Volume I: Chapters 1-17 Aalder, G. Charles BSsC 1981
Pentateuch/Torah: Volume 1 Mills, Watson E.; Wilson, Richard F. 288 MCB 1998
Genesis Vo, Howard 208 EvBC 1999
Genesis, Volume 2 Kissling, Paul J. 624 CPNIV 2009
The Pentateuch 280 OxBC 2010
Genesis Utley, Bob FBC
Exalting Jesus in Genesis Moore, Russell D.; Bethancourt, Phillip 288 CCE 2024
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Genesis Livingston, George Herbert 632 Beacon 1969
Genesis Wood, Leon J. 126 BSC 1975
Genesis 240 LBC 2012
Genesis 243 2012
Genesis Macleod, F. Wayne 243 LMP 2012
Before Abraham: Creation, Sin, and the Nature of God: Chapters 1-11 MacArthur, John 128 MacSG 2008
Jacob and Egypt: The Sovereignty of God MacArthur, John 128 MacSG 2012
The Father of Israel: Trusting God's Promises MacArthur, John 128 MacSG 2010
The Book of Genesis: Volume 1 (Bereshith, Noach, Lech Lecha and Vayera) Rosenberg, A. J. JPBB 1993
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The Book of Genesis: Volume 2 (Chayei Sarah, Toledoth, Vayetze and Vayishlach) Rosenberg, A. J. 448 JPBB 1999
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The Book of Genesis: Volume 3 (Vayeshev, Mikeitz, Vayigash and Vayechi) Rosenberg, A. J. 448 JPBB 1994
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Genesis 37–50: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text Baker, David W.; Riley, Jason A. 524 BHHB 2014
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Genesis, Volume 2 Gibson, John C. L. 344 DSB 1982
Genesis Jeske, John C. 416 PBC 2008
Theology of Work Bible Commentary: Volume 1: Genesis through Deuteronomy ToWBC 2015
Genesis: From Creation to Covenant Grumet, Zvi 510 MagST 2017
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Genesis: Volume II: Chapters 18–50 Aalder, G. Charles 298 BSsC 1981
Genesis Aalder, G. Charles 298 BSsC 1981
Genesis Duguid, Iain M. 1408 ESVEC 2025
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Genesis Peterson, Brian Neil PC 2022
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Genesis Phillips, Richard D. 1376 REC 2023
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 Genesis Doukhan, Jacques B. 544 SDAIBC 2016
The Message of Genesis 1–11 (Rev. ed.) Atkinson, David J. 192 BST 2022
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Genesis 25B-50 O'Connor, Kathleen M. 330 SHBC 2020
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The Beginning of Wisdom: Reading Genesis Kass, Leon R. 720 2003
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Glaphyra on the Pentateuch, Volume 1: Genesis Cyril of Alexandria 370 FC 2019
Homilies on Genesis, Volume 1: Homilies 1–17 John Chrysostom 246 FC 1986
Homilies on Genesis, Volume 3: Homilies 46–67 John Chrysostom 288 FC 1992
Homilies on Genesis, Volume 2: Homilies 18–45 John Chrysostom 483 FC 1990
The First Book of the Bible: Genesis Jacob, Benno 358 1974
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Genesis 1–11 Hendel, Ronald S. 488 AYB 2024
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Genesis–Numbers Duguid, Iain M.; Sklar, Jay A.; Palmer, Christine E.; Bergey, Ronald 1408 ESVEC 2025

Forthcoming Commentaries

Year Author Title Series
forthcoming 2029 Lamb, David T. Genesis Evangelical Exegetical Commentary
forthcoming 2027 Cunha, Wilson de Angelo A Commentary on Genesis Kregel Exegetical Library
forthcoming 2026 Brown, William P. Genesis 1–11 Interpretation Bible Commentary
forthcoming 2025 Fentress-Williams, Judy Genesis 12–50 Interpretation Bible Commentary
forthcoming 2025 Philip, William Genesis Hodder Bible Commentary
forthcoming 2024 Averbeck, Richard E. Genesis Pillar Old Testament Commentary
forthcoming 2024 Schlimm, Matthew Richard Genesis Bible in God's World Commentary
forthcoming Baker, David W. Genesis Apollos Old Testament Commentary
forthcoming Blum, Erhard Genesis 12–50 Historical Commentary on the Old Testament
forthcoming Dempster, Stephen G. Genesis Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament
forthcoming Fischer, Irmtraud; Warner, Megan Genesis Wisdom Commentary Series
forthcoming Gertz, Jan C. Genesis Illuminations Commentary Series
forthcoming Hendel, Ronald S. Genesis 12–50 Anchor Yale Bible
forthcoming Hiebert, Robert; Sigrist, David Genesis SBL Commentary on the Septuagint
forthcoming Hiebert, Theodore Genesis Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries
forthcoming Mathews, Kenneth A. Genesis 12–50 Christian Standard Commentary
forthcoming Mattox, Mickey L. Genesis 12–50 Reformation Commentary on Scripture
forthcoming Petersen, David L. Genesis Old Testament Library
forthcoming Rickett, Dan Genesis Through the Centuries Blackwell Bible Commentaries
forthcoming Römer, Thomas Genesis 12–50 Hermeneia
forthcoming Schmid, Konrad Genesis 12–36 International Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament
forthcoming Schmid, Konrad Genesis 37–50 International Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament
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