Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



The Book of Nahum: Commentaries (post-1800)



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

[Nahum-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

Davidson, A. B., The Books of Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah (CBSC; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1896).

Driver, S. R., The Minor Prophets: Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Century Bible; Edinburgh: T. C. and E. C. Jack, 1906).

Happel, O., Das Buch des Propheten Nahum (Würzburg: Göbel, 1902).

Justi, K. W., Nahum, neu übersetzt und erläutert (Leipzig: Barth, 1820).

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 Nahum. 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 Nahum comm. has 38 pp.]

Smith, J. M. P., "A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Books of Micah, Zephaniah and Nahum", in J. M. P. 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 Nahum commentary is on Smith pp. 265-363]

Stonehouse, G. G. V. – G. W. Wade, The Books of the Prophets Zephaniah and Nahum; The Book of the Prophet Habakkuk (Westminster Commentaries; London: Methuen, 1929). [the Nah-comm. is by Stonehouse]

Strauss, O., Nahumi de Nino vaticinium explicavit, ex assyriis monumentis illustravit Otto Strauss (Berolini: Hertz, 1853). [available in GoogleBooks]

II.   Commentaries published between 1800 and 1930

Armerding, C. E., "Nahum", 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) 553-602.

Baker, D. W., Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah: 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, 27; Nottingham: Inter-Varsity Press; Downer's Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2009).

Barker, K. L. – W. Bailey, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (NAC 20; Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1999). [Bailey commented on Nahum on pp. 137-243]

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). [Nahum pp. 231-276]

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

Christensen, D. L., Nahum: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AYB 24F; New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009).

Coggins, R., "'In Wrath Remember Mercy' – A Commentary on the Book of Nahum", in R. Coggins – S. P. Reʾemi, Israel among the Nations. A Commentary on the Books of Nahum and Obadiah and Esther (International Theological Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans; Edinburgh: Handsel, 1985).

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

Delcor, M., "Nahum", in A. Deissler – M. Delcor, Les Petites Prophetes, 2: Michée. Nahum. Habacuc. Sophonie. Aggée. Zacharie. Malachie (La Sainte Bible 8,2; Paris: Letouzey et Ané, 1964).

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); = Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (IECOT; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2016).

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

Fabry, H.-J., Nahum übersetzt und ausgelegt (HTKAT; Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 2006).

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

García-Treto, F. O., "The Book of Nahum", 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, 1996) 591-619.

Jeremias, J., Nahum (BKAT XIV/5,1; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2019).

Longman III, T., "Nahum", 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) 765-829.

Maier, W. A., The Book of Nahum: A Commentary (St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 1959). [posthumous; author died in 1950]

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

O'Brien, J. M., Nahum. Second edition (Readings: A New Biblical Commentary; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2009). First ed.: in the same series (London: Sheffield Academic Press, 2002).

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

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

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

Roberts, J. J. M., Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. A Commentary (OTL; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 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 13/3; Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus Gerd Mohn, 1975).

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).

Spronk, K., Nahum (HCOT; Kampen: Kok Pharos, 1997).

Timmer, D. C., Nahum (ZECOT; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Academic, 2020).

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

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

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

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