Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



The Book of Habakkuk: Commentaries (post-1800)



[see also:  XII Prophets: commentaries (pre-1800) and XII Prophets: commentaries (post-1800)]

[Habakkuk-commentaries listed among the general commentaries on the XII Prophets (see links above) are not repeated in the present bibliography.]

I.   Commentaries published between 1800 and 1930

Cook, F. C., "Habakkuk", 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) 650-676. [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.]

Davidson, A. B., The Books of Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah (CBSC; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1896). Second edition 1920: "adapted to the text of the Revised Version, with a few supplementary notes by H. C. O. Lanchester".

Delitzsch, F., Der Prophet Habakuk aufgelegt (Exegetisches Handbuch zu den Propheten des alten Bundes, 2; Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1843).

Duhm, B., Das Buch Habakuk: Text, Übersetzung und Erklärung (Tübingen: Mohr, 1906).

Gumpach, J. von, Der Prophet Habakuk nach dem gründlich revidirten, zum erstenmale in seiner ursprünglichen Verbindung wiederhergestellten hebräischen Text auf's neue übersetzt, eingeleitet und erklärt (München: Palm, 1860).

Justi, K. W., Habakuk neu übersetzt und erläutert (Leipzig: Barth, 1821).

Kleinert, P., Obadjah, Jonah, Micha, Nahum, Habakuk, Zephanjah: wissenschaftlich und für den Gebrauch der Kirche ausgelegt (Lange's Theologisch-homiletisches Bibelwerk. Des Alten Testamentes 19. Theil; Bielefeld: Velhagen und Klasing, 1868). English version: Kleinert, P., "The Book of Habakkuk. Expounded by Paul Kleinert. Translated and enlarged by Charles Elliott", 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 XIV of the Old Testament, containing the Minor Prophets: exegetically, theologically, and homiletically expounded by Paul Kleinert, Otto Schmoller, George R. Bliss, Talbot W. Chambers, Charles Elliott, John Forsyth, J. Frederick McCurdy, and Joseph Packard (New York: Scribner, Armstrong, and Co.; Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1874). [each part of vol. 14 has its own pagination; the Habakkuk comm. has 41 pp.]

Reinke, L., Der Prophet Habakuk: Einleitung, Grundtext und Uebersetzung, nebst einem vollständigen philologisch-kritischen und historischen Commentar (Brixen: A. Weger, 1870).

Stonehouse, G. G. V., The Book of Habakkuk. Introduction, Translation, and Notes on the Hebrew Text (London: Rivingtons, 1911).

Wade, G. W., "The Book of the Prophet Habakkuk", in G. G. V. Stonehouse – G. W. Wade, The Books of the Prophets Zephaniah and Nahum. The Book of the Prophet Habakkuk. With Introduction and Notes (Westminster Commentaries; London: Methuen, 1929).

Ward, W. H., "A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Habakkuk", in J. M. Powis Smith – W. H. Ward – J. A. Bewer, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Obadiah and Joel (ICC; Edinburgh: Clark, 1911). [Each author's contribution has its own separate pagination; Ward's commentary on Habakkuk has 28 pp.]

Wolff, A. A., Der Prophet Habakuk: mit einer wörtlichen und einer freien metrischen Übersetzung, einem vollständigen philologisch-kritischen und exegetischen Commentare; nebst einer Einleitung über den ersten Fortgang der hebräischen Poesie, über Metrik, Weissagung usw. (Darmstadt: Heyer / Stahl, 1822).

II.   Commentaries published from 1931 to the present

Andersen, F. I., Habakkuk: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AB 25; New York: Doubleday, 2001).

Armerding, C. E., "Habakkuk", 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) 603-648.

Bailey, W., "The Book of Habakkuk", in K. L. Barker – W. Bailey, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (NAC 20; Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1999) 245-378.

Baker, D. W., Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries, 27; Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press; Leicester: Inter-Varsity Press, 1988). Reprint 2009, unrevised as to content but retypeset in a new format with different pagination: (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries, 27; Nottingham: Inter-Varsity Press; Downer's Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2009).

Bernini, G., Osea – Michea – Nahum – Abacuc (NVB 30; Roma: Edizioni Paoline, 1970).

Bič, M., Trois prophètes dans un temps de ténèbres. Sophonie, Nahum, Habaquq (LD 48; Paris: Cerf, 1968).

Boadt, L. E., Jeremiah 26-52, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Nahum (OTM 10; Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, 1982). [Habakkuk pp. 155-198]

Bruce, F. F., "Habakkuk", in T. E. McComiskey (gen. ed.), The Minor Prophets. An Exegetical and Expository Commentary, 2: Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum and Habakkuk (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1993) 831-896. Reprinted in T. E. McComiskey (gen. ed.), The Minor Prophets: An Exegetical and Expository Commentary (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2009) 831-896.

Bruckner, J. K., Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (NIV Application Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2004).

Dangl, O., Das Buch Habakuk (Neuer Stuttgarter Kommentar. Altes Testament, 25/1; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2014).

Deissler, A., Zwölf Propheten, 2: Obadja, Jona, Micha, Nahum, Habakuk (Neue Echter Bibel. Kommentar zum AT mit der Einheitsübersetzung, 8; Würzburg: Echter, 1984).

Dempsey, C. J., Amos, Hosea, Micah, Nahum, Zephaniah, Habakkuk (New Collegeville Bible Commentary, 15; Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2013). 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).

Dietrich, W., Nahum, Habakuk, Zefanja (IEKAT; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2014). English version: Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (IECOT; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2016).

Eaton, J. H., Obadiah, Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah: Introduction and Commentary (Torch Bible Commentaries; London: SCM, 1961).

Eszenyei Széles, M., Wrath and Mercy. A Commentary on the Books of Habakkuk and Zephaniah (International Theological Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans; Edinburgh: Handsel, 1987).

Fabry, H.-J., Habakuk / Obadja: übersetzt und ausgelegt (HTKAT; Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 2018).

Gafney, W. C. M., Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (Wisdom Commentary, 38; Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017).

Hiebert, T., "The Book of Habakkuk", in L. E. Keck (gen. 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, 1996) 621-656.

Keller, C. A., "Habacuc", in R. Vuilleumier – C. A. Keller, Michée; Nahoum; Habacuc; Sophonie (CAT 11b; Neuchâtel: Delachaux et Niestlé, 1971). Revised edition: "2e édition, corrigée et mise à jour": Genève: Labor et Fides, 1990 [only minor changes, above all in the bibliography].

Miller, S. R., Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Holman Old Testament Commentary, 20; Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 2004).

Patterson, R. D., Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (The Wycliffe Exegetical Commentary; Chicago: Moody Press, 1991).

Perlitt, L., Die Propheten Nahum, Habakuk, Zephanja (ATD Neubearbeitungen, 25/1; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2004).

Rinaldi, G. – F. Luciani, I Profeti Minori, Fascicolo III: Michea – Nahum – Abacuc – Sofonia – Aggeo – Zaccaria – Malachia (La Sacra Bibbia; Torino & Roma: Marietti, 1969).

Roberts, J. J. M., Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. A Commentary (OTL; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1991).

Robertson, O. P., The Books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah (NICOT; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1990).

Rudolph, W., Micha, Nahum, Habakuk, Zephanja. Mit einer Texttafel von Alfred Jepsen (KAT XIII/3; Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus Gerd Mohn, 1975).

Rutherford, J. A., The Book of Habakkuk: An Exegetical-Theological Commentary on the Hebrew Text (Teleioteti Old Testament Commentaries; Vancouver, BC: Teleioteti Publishing, 2019).

Savoca, G., Abdia, Naum, Abacuc, Sofonia. Nuova versione, introduzione e commento (I libri biblici: Primo Testamento, 18; Milano: Edizioni Paoline, 2006).

Scaiola, D., Naum, Abacuc, Sofonia: introduzione, traduzione e commento (Nuova versione della Bibbia dai testi antichi, 16; Cinisello Balsamo [MI]: San Paolo, 2013).

Seybold, K., Nahum, Habakuk, Zephanja (Zürcher Bibelkommentare. AT 24/2; Zürich: Theologischer Verlag, 1991).

Thomas, H. A., Habakkuk (Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2018).

Ungern-Sternberg, R. Freiherr von – H. Lamparter, Der Tag des Gerichtes Gottes. Die Propheten Habakuk, Zephanja, Jona, Nahum übersetzt und ausgelegt (Botschaft des Alten Testaments, 23/4; Stuttgart: Calwer, 1960).

Watts, J. D. W., The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah (The Cambridge Bible Commentary on the NEB; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1975).

Westendorf, J. J., Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (The People's Bible; Milwaukee, WI: Northwestern Publishing House, 2000).

Woude, A. S. van der, Habakuk. Zefanja (De Prediking van het Oude Testament; Nijkerk: Callenbach, 1978).