Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



The Book of Micah: Commentaries (post-1800)



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

[Micah-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

Beck, J. T., Erklärung der Propheten Micha und Joel: nebst einer Einleitung in der Prophetie. Herausgegeben von Jul. Lindenmeyer (Gütersloh: Bertelsmann, 1898).

Cheyne, T. K., Micah (CBSC; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1882).

Clark, S., "Micah", 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) 609-633. [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.]

Hartmann, A. T., Micha neu übersetzt und erläutert und mit 5 Exkursen begleitet (Lemgo: Meyer, 1800).

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). Revised English version: Kleinert, P., "The Book of Micah. Expounded by Paul Kleinert. Translated from the German with additions by George R. Bliss", 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 Micah comm. has 59 pp.]

Reinke, L., Beiträge zur Erklärung des alten Testamentes, 9: Der Prophet Micha: Einleitung, Grundtext und Uebersetzung, nebst einem vollständigen philologisch-kritischen und historischen Commentar (Giessen: Roth, 1874).

Smith, J. M. P., "A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Books of Micah, Zephaniah and Nahum", 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; the Micah commentary is on Smith pp. 5-156.]

Wade, G. W., The Books of the Prophets Micah, Obadiah, Joel and Jonah (Westminster Commentaries; London: Methuen, 1925).

Warren, S. L., "Micah", in C. J. Ellicott (ed.), An Old Testament Commentary for English Readers. Vol. V (London: Cassell, 1884) 495-509.

II.   Commentaries published from 1931 to the present

Alfaro, J. I., Justice and Loyalty: A Commentary on the Book of Micah (International Theological Commentary on the Old Testament; Grand Rapids, MI : Eerdmans, 1989).

Allen, L. C., The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah and Micah (NICOT; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1976).

Andersen, F. I. – D. N. Freedman, Micah (AB 24E; New York: Doubleday, 2000).

Barker, K. L., "The Book of Micah", in K. L. Barker – W. Bailey, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (NAC 20; Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1999) 21-136.

Ben Zvi, E., Micah (FOTL 21B; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2000).

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

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).

Dempster, S. G., Micah (The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2017).

Gignilliat, M. S., Micah (International Theological Commentary; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2019).

Hillers, D. R., Micah: A Commentary on the Book of the Prophet Micah (Hermeneia; Philadelphia, PA: Fortress, 1984).

Hoyt, J. M., Amos, Jonah, and Micah (Evangelical Exegetical Commentary; Bellingham, WA: Lexham, 2019).

Jenson, P. P., Obadiah, Jonah, Micah: A Theological Commentary (LHB/OTS 496; London: T&T Clark, 2008).

Jeremias, J., Die Propheten Joel, Obadja, Jona, Micha (ATD Neubearbeitungen, 24/3; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2007). [the Micah-comm. is on pp. 113-232]

Kessler, R., Micha (HTKAT; Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 1999).

Lescow, T., Worte und Wirkungen des Propheten Micha. Ein kompositionsgeschichtlicher Kommentar (Arbeiten zur Theologie, 84; Stuttgart: Calwer, 1997).

Maillot, A. – A. Lelièvre, Actualité de Michée: un grand "petit prophète" (Genève: Labor et Fides, 1976); = Attualità di Michea: un grande 'profeta minore' (Studi biblici, 47; Brescia: Paideia, 1978).

Mays, J. L., Micah: A Commentary (OTL; London: SCM, 1976).

McComiskey, T. E. – T. Longman III, "Micah", 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) 491-552.

McKane, W., The Book of Micah: Introduction and Commentary (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1998).

McKeating, H., The Books of Amos, Hosea and Micah (The Cambridge Bible Commentary on the NEB; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1971).

Oberforcher, R., Das Buch Micha (Neuer Stuttgarter Kommentar. Altes Testament, 24/2; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 1995).

O'Brien, J. M., Micah (Wisdom Commentary, 37; Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2015).

Renaud, B., Michée – Sophonie – Nahum (Sources bibliques; Paris: Gabalda, 1987).

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

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

Scaiola, D., Abdia, Giona, Michea: introduzione, traduzione e commento (Nuova versione della Bibbia dai testi antichi, 15; Cinisello Balsamo [MI]: San Paolo, 2012).

Scandroglio, M., Michea: nuova versione, introduzione e commento (I libri biblici. Primo Testamento, 17; Milano: Edizioni Paoline, 2017).

Schibler, D., Le livre de Michée (Commentaire évangélique de la Bible, 11; Vaux-sur-Seine: Édifac, 1989); = Der Prophet Micha (Wuppertaler Studienbibel; Wuppertal & Zürich: Brockhaus, 1991).

Simundson, D. J., "The Book of Micah", 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) 531-589.

Smith, G. V., Hosea, Amos, Micah (NIV Application Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2001).

Smith-Christopher, D. L., Micah. A Commentary (OTL; Louisville, KY: Westminister John Knox Press, 2015).

Ungern-Sternberg, R. Freiherr von, Der Rechtsstreit Gottes mit seiner Gemeinde: Der Prophet Micha (Die Botschaft des Alten Testaments. Erläuterungen alttestamentlicher Schriften, 23/3; Stuttgart: Calwer, 1958).

Utzschneider, H., Micha (Zürcher Bibelkommentare. AT 24/3; Zürich: Theologischer Verlag, 2005).

Vuilleumier, R., "Michée", 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].

Waltke, B. K., "Micah: An Introduction and Commentary", in D. W. Baker – T. D. Alexander – B. K. Waltke, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah. An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries; Leicester: Inter-Varsity Press, 1988). Reprint 2009, unrevised as to content but retypeset in a new format with different pagination: (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries, 26; Nottingham: Inter-Varsity Press; Downer's Grove, IL: IVP Academic).

Waltke, B. K., "Micah", 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). Reprinted in T. E. McComiskey (gen. ed.), The Minor Prophets: An Exegetical and Expository Commentary (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2009) 591-764.

Waltke, B. K., A Commentary on Micah (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007).

Wolfe, R. E. – H. A. Bosley, "The Book of Micah", in G. A. Buttrick (gen. ed.), The Interpreter's Bible, Vol. VI: Lamentations; Ezekiel; Daniel; Twelve Prophets (Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1956) 895-949. [the first-named author was responsible for the introduction and exegesis, the second author for the expository matter]

Wolff, H. W., Dodekapropheton 4: Micha (BKAT XIV/4; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1982); = Micah: A Commentary (Continental Commentary Series; Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 1990).

Woude, A. S. van der, Micha (De Prediking van het Oude Testament; Nijkerk: Callenbach, 1976).