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  • Hengstenberg, Ernst Wilhelm. Dissertations on the Genuineness of the Pentateuch. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1847.
  • Candlish, Robert S. The Book of Genesis Expounded in a Series of Discourses. Edinburgh: Black, 1868.
  • Delitzsch, Franz. A New Commentary on Genesis. Edinburgh, T. & T. Clark, 1888-89.
  • Dillmann, August, and August Wilhelm Knobel. Genesis, Critically and Exegetically Expounded. 2 vols. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1897.
  • Jacobus, Melancthon W. Notes, Critical and Explanatory, on the Book of Genesis. New York: R. Carter & Bros, 1866.
  • Macgregor, James. Exodus: With Introduction, Commentary, and Special Notes, Etc. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1889.
  • Palmer, Edward Henry. The Desert of the Exodus. Cambridge: Deighton, Bell and Company, 1871
  • Kalisch, Marcus Mortiz. A Historical and Critical Commentary on the Old Testament: Leviticus. London: Longmans, Green, Reader, Dyer, 1867.

History - Old Testament



  • Barnes, Albert. Notes, Critical, Illustrative, and Practical, on the Book of Job. London: Gall & Inglis, 1851.
  • Horsley, Samuel. The Book of Psalms: Translated from the Hebrew: with Notes, Explanatory and Critical. London: F.C. & J. Rivington and Longman, Hurst Rees, Orme & Brown, 1815.
  • Phillips, George. The Psalms in Hebrew; with a critical, exegetical and philological commentary. London: J.W. Parker, 1846.
  • Lawson, George. Exposition of the Book of Proverbs. Edinburgh: William Oliphant, 1821.
  • Malan, Solomon Caesar. Original Notes on the Book of Proverbs: According to the Authorized Version. London: Williams and Norgate, 1889.
  • Wardlaw, Ralph, and J. S. Wardlaw. Lectures on the Book of Proverbs. Edinburgh: A. Fullarton, 1869.

Major Prophets

  • Alexander, Joseph A. Isaiah, Translated and Explained. New York: Charles Scribner & Co., 1870.
  • Barnes, Albert. Notes, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical on the Book of the Prophet Isaiah. 2 vols. New York : Leavitt & Allen, 1858.
  • Wilson, Robert Dick. Studies in the Book of Daniel; A Discussion of the Historical Questions. New York: G.P Putnam’s Sons, 1917.

Minor Prophets

  • Elzas, Abraham. The Minor Prophets: Translated from the Hebrew Text, with an Introduction, and a Commentary, Critical, Philological, and Exegetical. London: Trübner, 1873.


  • Jacobus, Melancthon Williams. Notes on the Gospels, Critical and Explanatory; Incorporating with the Notes, on a New Plan, the Most Approved Harmony of the Four Gospels. New York: Robert Carter & Bros, 1856.
  • Pyle, Thomas, and Samuel Clarke. A Paraphrase on the Acts of the Holy Apostles, and Upon All the Epistles of the New Testament, and Upon the Revelations: With a Short Preface to Each Epistle. Oxford: Printed by W. Baxter for Law and Whitaker, London, 1817.
  • Pearce, Zachary. A Commentary, with Notes, on the Four Evangelists and the Acts of the Apostles Together with a New Translation of St. Paul’s First Epistle to the Corinthians, with a Paraphrase and Notes. … By Zachary Pearce … Published from the Original Manuscripts, by John Derby … In Two Volumes. London: Printed by E. Cox, 1777.
  • Gaebelein, Arno Clemens. The Gospel of Matthew: An Exposition. 2 vols. New York: Publication Office, Our Hope, 1910.
  • Godet, Frédéric Louis. A Commentary on the Gospel of St. Luke. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1889.
  • Fawcett, James, and John Fawcett. An Exposition of the Gospel According to St. John. London: Hatchard & Co, 1860.
  • Godet, Frédéric Louis. Commentary on the Gospel of St. John. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1900.
  • Hengstenberg, Ernst Wilhelm. Commentary on the Gospel of St. John. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1865.
  • Luthardt, Christoph Ernst, and Caspar René Gregory. St. John’s Gospel Described and Explained According to Its Peculiar Character. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1876.

Acts of the Apostles

  • Alexander, Joseph A. The Acts of the Apostles. New York: Scribner, 1857.
  • Baumgarten, M., A. J. W. Morrison, and Theodor Meyer. The Acts of the Apostles: or, The History of the Church in the Apostolic Age. Edinburgh: T. and T. Clark, 1854.
  • Brown, John. Discourses and Sayings of Our Lord Jesus Christ: Illustrated in a Series of Expositions. New York: R. Carter, 1854.
  • Denton, W. A Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles. London: George Bell and Sons, 1874.
  • Gloag, Paton J. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1870.
  • Neander, August, and J. E. Ryland. History of the Planting and Training of the Christian Church by the Apostles. London: H.G. Bohn, 1851.
  • Vaughan, C. J. The Church of the First Days: Lectures on the Acts of the Apostles. 3 vols. London: Macmillan, 1873

Pauline Epistles - Letters to the Churches (Romans, 1 & 2 Corinthians)

  • Baur, Ferdinand Christian, Allan Menzies, and Eduard Zeller. Paul, the Apostle of Jesus Christ, His Life and Work, His Epistles and His Doctrine. A Contribution to the Critical History of Primitive Christianity. London: Williams and Norgate, 1876.
  • Blunt, Henry. Twelve Lectures Upon the History of St. Paul Delivered During Lent, 1831, at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Upper Chelsea. London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1851.
  • Farrar, F. W. The Life and Work of St. Paul. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1888.
  • Lewin, Thomas. The Life and Epistles of St. Paul. New York: Scribner, Welford and Armstrong, 1875.
  • MacEvilly, John. Exposition of the Epistles of St. Paul and of the Catholic Epistles: Consisting of an Introduction to Each Epistle, an Analysis of Each Chapter, a Paraphrase of the Sacred Text, and a Commentary, Embracing Notes, Critical, Explanatory, and Dogmatical, Interspersed with Moral Reflections. Dublin: W.B. Kelly, 1875.
  • Ewbank, William Withers. A Commentary on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans. London: J.W. Parker, 1850.
  • Gore, Charles. St. Paul’s Epistle to the Romans: A Practical Exposition. London: J. Murray, 1899.
  • Robinson, Thomas. Suggestive Commentary on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Romans: With Critical and Homiletical Notes. London: R.D. Dickinson, 1878.
  • Wardlaw, Ralph, and J. S. Wardlaw. Lectures on the Epistle to the Romans. Edinburgh: A. Fullarton, 1869.
  • Godet, Frédéric Louis, and A. Cusin. Commentary on St. Paul’s First Epistle to the Corinthians. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1889.

Pauline Epistles - Letters to the Churches (Galatians - 2 Thessalonians)

  • Gurnall, William. The Christian in Complete Armour: Or, A Treatise on the Saints’ War with the Devil, Wherein a Discovery Is Made of the Policy, Power, Wickedness, and Stratagems Made Use of by That Enemy of God and His People : a Magazine Opened, from Whence the Christian Is Furnished with Spiritual Arms for the Battle, Assisted in Buckling on His Armour, and Taught the Use of His Weapons, Together with the Happy Issue of the Whole War. London: L.B. Seeley, 1821.
  • Davenant, John, Josiah Allport, and John Davenant. An Exposition of the Epistle of St. Paul to the Colossians. 2 vols. London: Hamilton, Adams and Co, 1831.

Pauline Epistles - Letters to Friends


  • Brown, John. An Exposition of the Epistle of the Apostle Paul to the Hebrews. Edinburgh: William Oliphant and Co, 1862.
  • Delitzsch, Franz. Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews. 2 vols. Edinburgh: Clark, 1872.
  • Gouge, William. A Commentary on the Whole Epistle to the Hebrews: Being the Substance of Thirty Years’ Wednesday’s Lectures at Blackfriars. London. 3 vols. Edinburgh: J. Nichol, 1866.
  • Lindsay, William. Lectures on the Epistle to the Hebrews. Edinburgh: W. Oliphant & Co, 1867.
  • McLean, Archibald. A Paraphrase and Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews. London: Printed for W. Jones, 1820.
  • Saphir, Adolph. The Epistle to the Hebrews: An Exposition. New York: Gospel Pub. House, 1902
  • Tait, William. Meditationes Hebraicæ: Or, a Doctrinal and Practical Exposition of the Epistle of St. Paul to the Hebrews, in a Series of Lectures. London: Hamilton, Adams, and Co, 1855.

General Epistles

  • Pierce, Samuel Eyles. An Exposition of the First Epistle General of John, Comprised in Ninety-Three Sermons. 2 vols. London: J. Nisbet, 1835.


  • Daubuz, Charles, and Peter Lancaster. A Perpetual Commentary on the Revelation of St. John. London: printed for the author, and sold by W. Innys, 1730.
  • Elliott, E. B. Horæ Apocalypticæ: Or, A Commentary on the Apocalypse, Critical and Historical. London: Seeley, Jackson and Halliday, 1862.
  • Hengstenberg, Ernst Wilhelm. The Revelation of St John: Expounded for Those Who Search the Scriptures. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1851.
  • Robertson, David, David Robertson, M. Ogle, M. Lochhead, and William Collins. Discourses Showing the Structure and Unity of the Apocalypse: The Order and Connexion of Its Prophecies ; How Far They Have yet Been Fulfilled ; What Part of Them Remains to Be Accomplished – and the Principal Events Which May Still Be Expected, in the Course of Divine Providence, Before the Millennium Commence.Glasgow: Sold by D. Robertson, M. Ogle, W. Collins, and M. Lochhead, 1833.
  • Seiss, Joseph A. The Apocalypse: A Series of Special Lectures on the Revelation of Jesus Christ with Revised Text. 3 vols. New York: Charles C. Cook, 1913.
  • Stuart, Moses. A Commentary on the Apocalypse. Andover: Allen, Morrill, and Wardwell, 1845.