Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



The Book of Daniel (with Additions)
Commentaries (post-1800)


The bibliography is divided into two sections as follows:

I.    Commentaries published between 1800 and 1930

Barcellona, A., Parafrasi delle profezie di Daniele (Parafrasi de' libri de' Profeti, tomo IV; Venezia: Andrea Santini e figlio, tipografi, 1828).

Behrmann, G., Das Buch Daniel (HKAT III. Abtheilung. Die prophetischen Bücher, 3. Band, 2. Theil; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1894).

Bertholdt, L., Daniel: aus dem Hebräisch-Aramäischen neu übersetzt und erklärt; mit einer vollständigen Einleitung und einigen historischen und exegetischen Excursen. 2 vol. (Erlangen: Johann Jakob Palm, 1806 / 1808).

Bevan, A. A., A Short Commentary on the Book of Daniel for the Use of Students (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1892).

Charles, R. H. , The Book of Daniel: Introduction, Revised Version with Notes, Index and Map (The Century Bible, 19; Edinburgh & London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, [1913]).

Charles, R. H., A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Daniel. With Introduction, Indexes, and a New Translation (Oxford: Clarendon, 1929). Reprinted at Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2006.

Cobern, C. M., Ezekiel and Daniel (Commentary on the Old Testament, 8; New York: Eaton & Mains, 1901).

Deane, H. J., "The Book of Daniel", in C. J. Ellicott (ed.), An Old Testament Commentary for English Readers, by various writers. Vol. V (London: Cassell, 1884) 355-408.

Driver, S. R., The Book of Daniel (CBSC; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1900).

Ewald, H., "Das B. Daniel", in Die Propheten des Alten Bundes, Band 3: Die jüngsten Propheten des Alten Bundes mit den Büchern Barukh und Daniel. Zweite Ausgabe (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1868) 298-491. English version of the second edition: Ewald, G. H. A. von, "The Book of Daniel", in his Commentary on the Prophets of the Old Testament. Vol. 5: Anonymous pieces, Haggái, Zakharya, Mal'akhi, Yona, Barûkh, Daniel (Theological Translation Fund Library, XXVI; London & Edinburgh: Williams and Norgate, 1881) 152-325.

Fabre d'Envieu, J., Le Livre du Prophète Daniel traduit d'après le texte Hébreu, Araméen et Grec avec une introduction critique ou défense nouvelle du livre et un commentaire littéral, exégètique et apologétique. 2 tom. in 4 vol. (Paris: Ernest Thorin; Toulouse: Edouard Privat, 1888 / 1891).

Farrar, F. W., The Book of Daniel (Expositor's Bible, Eighth Series 1895-1896; London: Hodder and Stoughton; New York: Armstrong, 1895).

Fuller, J. M. (using material prepared by the late H. J. Rose), "Daniel: Introduction, Commentary, Critical Notes and Excursus", in F. C. Cook (gen. ed.), The Holy Bible according to the Authorized Version (A. D. 1611), with an Explanatory and Critical Commentary and a Revision of the Translation, by Bishops and Other Clergy of the Anglican Church. Vol. VI: Ezekiel—Daniel—and the Minor Prophets (London: John Murray, 1876) 210-397. [Popularly known as "The Speaker's Commentary" because it was undertaken at the suggestion of John Evelyn Dennison, Speaker of the House of Commons from 1857 to 1872.]

Goettsberger, J., Das Buch Daniel übersetzt und erklärt (Die Heilige Schrift des Alten Testamentes, 8/2; Bonn: Hanstein, 1928).

Haller, M., Das Judentum. Geschichtsschreibung, Prophetie und Gesetzgebung nach dem Exil. Übersetzt, erklärt und mit Einleitung versehen. 2. vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage (Die Schriften des Alten Testaments in Auswahl, 2/3; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1925) 274-312.

Hävernick, H. A. C., Commentar über das Buch Daniel (Hamburg: Perthes, 1832). [available online here]

Hitzig, F.,, Das Buch Daniel (KeH 10; Leipzig: Weidmann, 1850).

Keil, C. F., Biblischer Commentar über den Propheten Daniel (Biblischer Commentar über das Alte Testament, 3.5; Leipzig: Dörffling und Franke, 1869). English version: Keil, C. F., The Book of the Prophet Daniel (Clark's Foreign Theological Library, 4th series, vol. 34; Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1872). This translation was reprinted several times in the USA, most recently as Keil, C. F., Ezekiel, Daniel (Keil & Delitzsch, Commentary on the Old Testament in Ten Volumes, Vol. 9; Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1989, repr. with slight revisions 1996, repr. with accompanying CD-ROM 2006). Electronic editions are widely available, both in German and in English.

Kliefoth, T., Das Buch Daniels: übersetzt und erklärt (Schwerin: Sandmeyer, 1868).

Knabenbauer, J., Commentarius in Danielem Prophetam, Lamentationes et Baruch (Cursus Scripturae Sacrae. Commentariorum in V.T. Pars III in libros propheticos, IV (Parisiis: Lethielleux, 1891) 1-358.

Kranichfeld, R., Das Buch Daniel erklaert (Berlin: Gustav Schlawitz, 1868).

Lengerke, C. von, Das Buch Daniel verdeutscht und ausgelegt (Königsberg: Bornträger, 1835).

Marti, K., Das Buch Daniel (KHC 18; Tübingen & Leipzig: Mohr, 1901).

Maurer, F. J. V. D., Commentarius grammaticus criticus in vetus Testamentum, 2/1: Ezechiel, Daniel. In usum maxime gymnasiorum et academiarum adornatus (Lipsiae: Volckmar, 1836). The full Vol. 2 appeared later: Commentarius grammaticus criticus in vetus Testamentum, in usum maxime gymnasiorum et academiarum adornatus. Volumen secundum [Ezechiel, Daniel, Prophetae minores] (Lipsiae: Volckmar, 1838): in this volume the Daniel comm. is found on pp. 76-198.

Meinhold, J., "Das Buch Daniel", in S. Oettli – J. Meinhold, Die geschichtlichen Hagiographen (Chronika, Esra, Nehemia, Ruth, Esther) und das Buch Daniel (Kurzgefaßter Kommentar zu den heiligen Schriften Alten und Neuen Testamentes sowie zu den Apokryphen: Altes Testament, 8; Nördlingen: Beck, 1889) 255-339.

Montgomery, J. A., A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Daniel (ICC; Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1927).

Prince, J. D., A Critical Commentary on the Book of Daniel, Designed Especially for Students of the English Bible (Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs; London: Williams & Norgate, 1899).

Riessler, P., Das Buch Daniel (Kurzgefasster wissenschaftlicher Commentar zu den heiligen Schriften des Alten Testamentes, 3.3.2; Wien: Mayer, 1902).

Rosenmüller, E. F. K., Scholia in Vetus Testamentum. Pars decima, Danielem continens. Daniel: latine vertit et annotatione perpetua illustravit Ern. Frid. Car. Rosenmüller (Lipsiae: sumtibus Ioh. Ambros. Barthii, 1832).

Stuart, M., A Commentary on the Book of Daniel (Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1850 ).

Trochon, C., Les Prophètes – Daniel. Introduction critique, traduction française et commentaires (La Sainte Bible avec commentaires, 13; Paris: Lethielleux, 1882).

Wright, C. H. H., Daniel and his Prophecies (London: Williams and Norgate, 1906).

Wright, C. H. H., Daniel and its Critics: being a Critical and Grammatical Commentary (London: Williams and Norgate 1906). [the author notes on p. vii: "...the present volume is supplementary to that on Daniel and his Prophecies..."]

Zöckler, O., Der Prophet Daniel, theologisch-homiletisch bearbeitet (Lange's Theologisch-homiletisches Bibelwerk. Des Alten Testamentes 17. Theil; Bielefeld: Velhagen und Klasing, 1870). English version: Zöckler, O., "The Book of the Prophet Daniel, Theologically and Homiletically Expounded by Otto Zöckler; translated, enlarged and edited by James Strong", in J. P. Lange – P. Schaff (eds.), A Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, Critical, Doctrinal and Homiletical, with Special Reference to Ministers and Students. Volume XIII of the Old Testament, containing Ezekiel and Daniel (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons; Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1876). [each part of vol. 13 has its own pagination; the Daniel comm. has iv + 273 pp.] Paperback reprint: Zöckler, O., The Book of the Prophet Daniel: An Exegetical and Doctrinal Commentary (Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scripture; Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2007).

II.    Commentaries published from 1931 to the present

Aalders, G. C., Daniël verklaard (Commentaar op het Oude Testament, 32; Kampen: Kok, 1962).

Alonso Schökel, L. – J. L. Sicre Diaz, "Daniel", in Profetas, 2: Ezequiel. Doce Profetas menores. Daniel. Baruc. Carta de Jeremias (Nueva Biblia Española. Comentario; Madrid: Ediciones Cristiandad, 1980) 1221-1308.

Anderson, R. A., Signs and Wonders. A Commentary on the Book of Daniel (International Theological Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans; Edinburgh: Handsel, 1984).

Archer, G. L., "Daniel", in F. E. Gaebelein (gen. ed.), Daniel and the Minor Prophets (Expositor's Bible Commentary, 7; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1985) 1-157.

Baldwin, J. G., Daniel (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries; Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1978). Reprint 2009, unrevised as to content but retypeset in a new format with different pagination: (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries, 23; Nottingham: Inter-Varsity Press; Downer's Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2009). [replaced in the series by House 2018: see below]

Bauer, D., Das Buch Daniel (Neuer Stuttgarter Kommentar, AT 22; Stuttgart: KBW, 1996).

Bentzen, A., Daniel (HAT 19; Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1937, 21952).

Bernini, G., Daniele (NVB 28; Roma: Edizioni Paoline, 1976).

Buchanan, G. W., The Book of Daniel (Mellen Biblical Commentary. Old Testament Series, 25; Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 1999).

Collins, J. J., Daniel. With an Introduction to Apocalyptic Literature (FOTL 20; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1984).

Collins, J. J., Daniel: A Commentary on the Book of Daniel. With an essay "The Influence of Daniel on the New Testament" by A. Yarbro Collins (Hermeneia; Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1993).

Dancy, J. C. (with contributions by W. J. Fuerst and J. Hammer), The Shorter Books of the Apocrypha: Tobit, Judith, Rest of Esther, Baruch, Letter of Jeremiah, Additions to Daniel and Prayer of Manasseh (Cambridge Bible Commentary on the New English Bible; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1972).

Delcor, M., Le livre de Daniel (Sources Bibliques; Paris: Gabalda, 1971).

Dennefeld, L., Les Grands Prophètes, traduits et commentés (La Sainte Bible [Pirot et Clamer], 7; Paris: Letouzey et Ané, 1946).

Di Lella, A. A., Il libro di Daniele. Vol.1: (1–6). Vol. 2: (7–14) (Guide spirituali all'Antico Testamento; Roma: Città Nuova, 1995-1996). [the book was translated from an English MS; it would seem that it was published first in Italian and then in English (see the next item)]

Di Lella, A. A., Daniel: A Book for Troubling Times (Spiritual Commentaries; Brooklyn, NY: New City Press, 1997).

Duguid, I. M. , Daniel (Reformed Expository Commentary; Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing, 2008).

Gangel, K. O., Daniel (Holman Old Testament Commentary; Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 2001).

Gladson, J. A., Endgame: A New Commentary on the Book of Daniel (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2021).

Goldingay, J. E., Daniel (WBC 30; Waco, TX: Word Books, 1989). Revised edition (WBC 30; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Academic, 2019).

Gowan, D. E., Daniel (Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries; Nashville: Abingdon, 2001).

Haag, E., Daniel (Neue Echter Bibel. Kommentar zum AT mit der Einheitsübersetzung, 30; Würzburg: Echter, 1993); = Daniele (L'Antico Testamento commentato, 26; Brescia: Morcelliana, 2000).

Hammer, R., The Book of Daniel (Cambridge Bible Commentaries on the New English Bible; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976).

Hartman, L. F. – A. A. Di Lella, The Book of Daniel (AB 23; Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1978).

Heaton, E. W., The Book of Daniel: Introduction and Commentary (Torch Bible Commentaries; London: SCM Press, 1956).

Hill, A. E., "Daniel", in T. Longman III – D. E. Garland (gen. eds.), The Expositor's Bible Commentary. Revised edition. Vol. 8: Daniel – Malachi (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2008) 19-212. [the Daniel comm. is also available as a separate e-book]

House, P. R., Daniel: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries, 23; London: Inter-Varsity Press; Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2018). [replaces Baldwin's 1978 comm.: see above]

Jeffery, A. – G. Kennedy, "The Book of Daniel", in G. A. Buttrick (gen. ed.), The Interpreter's Bible, Vol. VI: Lamentations; Ezekiel; Daniel; Twelve Prophets (Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1956) 339-549. [the first-named author was responsible for the introduction and exegesis, the second author for the expository matter]

Kessler, W., Zwischen Gott und Weltmacht: der Prophet Daniel (BAT 22; Stuttgart: Calwer, 1950).

Koch, K., Daniel. 1. Teilband: Dan 1-4 (BKAT XXII/1; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2005). [the first of the six fascicles appeared in 1986]

Lacocque, A., Le Livre de Daniel. Préface de Paul Ricoeur (CAT XVb; Neuchâtel – Paris: Delachaux et Niestlé, 1976); = The Book of Daniel. Revised by the author for the English translation. Foreword by Paul Ricoeur (London: SPCK; Atlanta: John Knox, 1979).

Lebram, J. C. H., Das Buch Daniel (Zürcher Bibelkommentare: AT 23; Zürich: Theologischer Verlag, 1984).

Leupold, H. C., Exposition of Daniel (Columbus, OH: Wartburg Press, 1949).

Linder, J., Commentarius in librum Daniel (Cursus scripturae sacrae: Sectio altera, Commentarii in Vetus Testamentum, 23; Parisiis: Lethielleux, 1939).

Longman III, T., Daniel (NIV Application Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1999).

Lucas, E., Daniel (Apollos Old Testament Commentary, 20; Leicester: Apollos; Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2002).

Ludy, J. H., Daniel, Baruc, Carta de Jeremías (El mensaje del Antiguo Testamento, 15; Madrid: Atenas; Salamanca: Sígueme; Estella: Verbo Divino, 1995).

Marconcini, B., Daniele. Nuova versione, introduzione e commento (I Libri Biblici, Primo Testamento, 28; Milano: Paoline, 2004).

Miller, S. R., Daniel (NAC 18; Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1994).

Moore, C. A., Daniel, Esther and Jeremiah: The Additions. A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AB 44; Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1977).

Nelis, J. T., Daniel: uit de grondtekst vertaald en uitgelegd (De boeken van het Oude Testament, 11/2; Roermond & Maaseik: Romen & Zonen, 1954).

Newsom, C. J., Daniel: A Commentary. With contributions by B. W. Breed (OTL; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2014).

Niskanen, P. V., "The Book of Daniel", in C. L. Carvalho – P. V. Niskanen, Ezekiel, Daniel (New Collegeville Bible Commentary, OT 16; Liturgical Press, 2012) 120-169. Included in D. Durken (gen. ed.), The New Collegeville Bible Commentary: Old Testament (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2015), and in D. Durken (gen. ed.), The New Collegeville Bible Commentary (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017).

Nötscher, F., Daniel (Die Heilige Schrift in deutscher Übersetzung, Teil I: Das Alte Testament, Lief. 6; Würzburg: Echter-Verlag, 1948). Reprinted in F. Nötscher – K. Staab, Das Alte Testament, Teil 3: Isaias, Jeremias, Klagelieder, Baruch, Ezechiel, Daniel, Zwölfprophetenbuch (Die Heilige Schrift in deutscher Übersetzung: Echter-Bibel; Würzburg: Echter-Verlag, 1958) 597-663.

Obbink, H. W., Daniël (Tekst en uitleg, 1: Het Oude Testament; Groningen, Den Haag, Batavia: Wolters, 1932).

Pace, S., Daniel (Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary, 17; Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys, 2008).

Péter-Contesse, R. – J. Ellington, A Handbook on the Book of Daniel (UBS Handbooks / Helps for Translators; New York: United Bible Societies, 1993).

Plöger, O., Das Buch Daniel (KAT 18; Gütersloh: Mohn, 1965).

Plöger, O., "Zusätze zu Daniel", in H. Bardtke – O. Plöger, Zusätze zu Esther; Zusätze zu Daniel (JSHRZ, Band I: Historische und legendarische Erzählungen. Lief. 1; Gütersloh: Gerd Mohn, 1973) 63-87.

Porteous, N. W., Das Danielbuch (ATD 23; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1962, 21985); = Daniel (OTL; London: SCM; Philadelphia: Fortress, 1965, revised ed. 1979); = Daniele (Antico Testamento, 23; Brescia: Paideia, 1999).

Redditt, P. L., Daniel (NCBC; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999).

Rinaldi, G., Daniele. Quarta edizione rivista e ampliata (La Sacra Bibbia, 27; Torino: Marietti, 1962). [first edition 1949].

Russell, D. S., Daniel (Daily Study Bible; Edinburgh: Saint Andrew Press; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1981).

Schneider, H., Das Buch Daniel. Das Buch der Klagelieder. Das Buch Baruch – übersetzt und erklärt (Herders Bibelkommentar. Die Heilige Schrift für das Leben erklärt, 9/2; Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 1954).

Seow, C.-L., Daniel (Westminister Bible Companion; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2003).

Settembrini, M., Daniele: introduzione, traduzione e commento (Nuova versione della Bibbia dai testi antichi, 26; Cinisello Balsamo [MI]: San Paolo, 2019).

Slotki, J. J., Daniel, Ezra and Nehemiah: Hebrew text and English translation with an introduction and commentary (Soncino Books of the Bible, 13; London: Soncino Press, 1951).

Smith-Christopher, D. L., "The Book of Daniel. The Additions to Daniel", in L. E. Keck (ed.), The New Interpreter's Bible. Vol. 7: Introduction to Apocalyptic Literature, Daniel, Additions to Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 1996) 17-152 and 153-194.

Sprinkle, J. M., Daniel (Evangelical Biblical Theological Commentary; Bellingham, WA: Lexham, 2020).

Steck, O. H. – R. G. Kratz – I. Kottsieper, Das Buch Baruch; Der Brief des Jeremia; Zusätze zu Ester und Daniel (ATD, Apokryphen 5; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1998). [Kottsieper commented on the Additions to Esther and Daniel]

Steinmann, A. E., Daniel (Concordia Commentary, A Theological Exposition of Sacred Scripture; St Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2008).

Steinmann, J., Daniel (Paris: Cerf, 1950).

Steinmann, J., Daniel: texte français, introduction et commentaire (Connaître la Bible; Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, 1961).

Sumner, G., "Daniel", in S. Wells – G. Sumner, Esther and Daniel (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible; Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2013) 93-228.

Tanner, J. P., Daniel (Evangelical Exegetical Commentary; Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2020).

Towner, W. S., Daniel (Interpretation; Atlanta, GA: John Knox, 1984); = Daniele. Edizione italiana a cura di Teresa Franzosi (Strumenti – Commentari, 37; Torino: Claudiana, 2007).

Walvoord, J. F., Daniel: The Key to Prophetic Revelation. A Commentary (Chicago: Moody, 1971).

Wood, L. J., A Commentary on Daniel (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1973). Reprinted as paperback: Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 1998.

Young, E. J., The Prophecy of Daniel: A Commentary (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1949). [several later reprints, some with the title Commentary on Daniel]