Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy []

The Book of Zechariah: Commentaries (post-1800)

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

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

The bibliography is divided into two sections:

I.   Commentaries published between 1800 and 1930

Barcellona, A., Parafrasi delle profezie di Aggeo, Zaccaria, e Malachia (Parafrasi de' libri de' Profeti, tomo V, parte terza; Venezia: Andrea Santini e figlio, tipografi, 1828). [on Zech pp. 39-184]

Barnes, W. E., Haggai and Zechariah, with Malachi (CBSC; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1917). [this replaced the earlier commentary by T. T. Perowne (see below)]. Second edition: Barnes, W. E., Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi, with notes and introduction. Second edition (CBSC; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1934).

Baumgarten, M., Die Nachtgesichte Sacharias. Eine Prophetenstimme an die Gegenwart. 2 vol. (Braunschweig: Schwetschke, 1854 / 1855). Neue Ausgabe (same publishers) 1858.

Bredenkamp, C. J., Der Prophet Sacharja erklärt (Erlangen: Deichert, 1879).

Drake, W., "Zechariah", 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) 702-739. [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.]

Kliefoth, T. F. D., Der Prophet Sacharjah, übersetzt und ausgelegt (Schwerin: Stiller, 1862).

Köhler, A., Weissagungen Sacharjas, 1: Cap. 1-8 (Die nachexilischen Propheten, 2; Erlangen: Deichert, 1861); Weissagungen Sacharjas, 2: Cap. 9-14 (Die nachexilischen Propheten, 3; Erlangen: Deichert, 1863).

Lange, J. P., Die Propheten Haggai, Sacharja, Maleachi (Theologisch-homiletisches Bibelwerk: die Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testamentes / bearbeitet und herausgegeben von J. P. Lange. Des Alten Testamentes 20. Teil; Bielefeld: Velhagen und Klasing, 1876). [see below s.v. Pressel]. For these three biblical books the English-language edition substituted other commentaries for those of J. P. Lange which had not yet appeared: Chambers, Talbot W., "The Book of Zechariah", 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 Zechariah comm. has 115 pp.]

Lowe, W. H., The Hebrew Student's Commentary on Zechariah, Hebrew and LXX: with excursus on syllable-dividing, metheg, initial dagesh, and siman rapheh (London: Macmillan, 1882).

Lowe, W. H., "Zechariah", in C. J. Ellicott (ed.), An Old Testament Commentary for English Readers. Vol. V (London: Cassell, 1884) 555-593.

Mitchell, H. G., "A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Haggai and Zechariah", in H. G. Mitchell– J. M. P. Smith – J. A. Bewer, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi and Jonah (ICC; Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1912) [Each author's contribution has its own separate pagination; Mitchell's commentary on Hag and Zech has 362 pp.]

Moore, T. V., The Prophets of the Restoration, or, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi: A New Translation, with Notes (New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1856).

Neumann, A. W., Die Weissagungen des Sakharja ausgelegt (Stuttgart: J. F. Steinkopf, 1860).

Perowne, T. T., The Books of Haggai and Zechariah, with the Book of Malachi (CBSC; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1890). [replaced in 1917 by the commentary of W. E. Barnes (see above)].

Pressel, W., Commentar zu den Schriften der Propheten Haggai, Sacharja und Maleachi (Gotha: Schloessmann, 1870). [originally written for Lange's Bibelwerk (see above), but Pressel's views on the genuineness and integrity of Zechariah led to his text being rejected by Lange, who went on to supply the commentary on these three books himself.]

Stonard, J., A Commentary on the Vision of Zechariah the Prophet: with a corrected translation and critical notes (London: C. & J. Rivington, 1824). [a commentary on the Visions in Zech 1-6 only]

Wardlaw, R., Lectures on the Prophecies of Zechariah. Edited by his son, J. S. Wardlaw (Edinburgh: A. Fullarton, 1862).

Wright, C. H. H., Zechariah and His Prophecies, Considered in Relation to Modern Criticism: with a Critical and Grammatical Commentary and New Translation. Eight Lectures Delivered before the University of Oxford in the Year 1878, on the Foundation of the late Rev. John Bampton, M.A., Canon of Salisbury (Bampton Lectures 1878; London: Hodder and Stoughton; New York: E. P. Dutton, 1879).

II.   Commentaries published from 1931 to the present

Amsler, S., "Zacharie 1-8", in S. Amsler – A. Lacocque – R. Vuilleumier, Aggée, Zacharie, Malachie (CAT XIc; Neuchâtel & Paris: Delachaux et Niestlé, 1981) 45-125. Revised edition: "2e édition, corrigée et mise à jour": Genève: Labor et Fides, 1988 (only minor changes, above all in the bibliog.).

Baldwin, J. G., Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries; London: Tyndale Press; Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1972). Reprint 2009, unrevised as to content but retypeset in a new format with different pagination: (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries, 28; Nottingham: Inter-Varsity Press; Downer's Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2009). [replaced in the series by the commentary of A. E. Hill (2012): see below]

Barker, J. R., "Zechariah", in J. J. Collins – G. Hens-Piazza – B. Reid – D. Senior (eds.), The Jerome Biblical Commentary for the Twenty-First Century. With a Foreword by Pope Francis. Third fully revised edition (London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2022) 1118-1129.

Barker, K. L., "Zechariah", 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) 721-834.

Bič, M., Das Buch Sacharja (Berlin: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 1962).

Bič, M., Die Nachtgesichte des Sacharja: eine Auslegung von Sacharja 1-6 (Biblische Studien, 42; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1964).

Boda, M. J., Haggai / Zechariah (NIV Application Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2004).

Boda, M. J., The Book of Zechariah (NICOT; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2016).

Brunner, R., Sacharja (Zürcher Bibelkommentare. AT 34; Zürich & Stuttgart: Zwingli Verlag, 1960).

Chary, T., Aggée–Zacharie–Malachie (Sources bibliques; Paris: Gabalda, 1969).

Collins, J. J., Joel, Obadiah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (New Collegeville Bible Commentary, 17; 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).

Conrad, E. W., Zechariah (Readings: A New Biblical Commentary; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999).

Deissler, A., Zwölf Propheten, 3: Zephanja, Haggai, Sacharja, Maleachi (Neue Echter Bibel. Kommentar zum AT mit der Einheitsübersetzung, 8; Würzburg: Echter, 1988).

Dentan, R. C. – J. T. Cleland, "The Book of Zechariah: Chapters 9-14", in G. A. Buttrick (gen. ed.), The Interpreter's Bible, Vol. VI: Lamentations; Ezekiel; Daniel; Twelve Prophets (Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1956) 1089-1114. [the first-named author was responsible for the introduction and exegesis, the second author for the expository matter] [see "Thomas, D. W." below for chaps 1-8]

Gaide, G., Jérusalem, voici ton roi (Commentaire de Zacharie 9-14) (LD 49; Paris: Cerf, 1968).

Hanhart, R., Dodekapropheton 7,1: Sacharja 1-8 (BKAT XIV/7.1; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1998).

Hill, A. E., Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries, 28; Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press / IVP Academic; Nottingham: Inter-Varsity Press, 2012). [replaced the commentary of Baldwin 1972, see above]

Jones, D. R., Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi: Introduction and Commentary (Torch Bible Commentaries; London: SCM, 1962).

Klein, G. L., Zechariah (NAC 21B; Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 2008).

Lacocque, A., "Zacharie 9-14", in S. Amsler – A. Lacocque – R. Vuilleumier, Aggée, Zacharie, Malachie (CAT XIc; Neuchâtel & Paris: Delachaux et Niestlé, 1981) 127-216. Revised edition: "2e édition, corrigée et mise à jour": Genève: Labor et Fides, 1988 (only minor changes, above all in the bibliog.).

Lux, R., Sacharja 1-8 übersetzt und ausgelegt (HTKAT; Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 2019).

Mason, R., The Books of Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi (The Cambridge Bible Commentary on the NEB; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977).

McComiskey, T. E., "Zechariah", in T. E. McComiskey (gen. ed.), The Minor Prophets: An Exegetical and Expository Commentary (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2009) 1003-1244. Reprint of the original commentary in T. E. McComiskey (gen. ed.), The Minor Prophets. An Exegetical and Expository Commentary, 3: Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1998) 1003-1244.

Merrill, E. H., Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi. An Exegetical Commentary (Chicago: Moody Press, 1994).

Meyers, C. L. – E. M. Meyers, Haggai, Zechariah 1-8. A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AB 25B; Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1987).

Meyers, C. L. – E. M. Meyers, Zechariah 9-14. A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AB 25C; New York: Doubleday, 1993).

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

Ollenburger, B. C., "The Book of Zechariah", 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) 733-840.

Petersen, D. L., Haggai and Zechariah 1-8: A Commentary (OTL; Philadelphia: Westminster, 1984 / London: SCM, 1985).

Petersen, D. L., Zechariah 9-14 and Malachi: A Commentary (OTL; London: SCM, 1995).

Petterson, A. R., Haggai, Zechariah & Malachi (Apollos Old Testament Commentary, 25; Nottingham: Apollos; Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2015).

Redditt, P. L., Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (NCBC; London: Marshall Pickering; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1995).

Redditt, P. L., Zechariah 9-14 (IECOT; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2012); = Sacharja 9-14 (IEKAT; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2014).

Reventlow, H. Graf, Die Propheten Haggai, Sacharja und Malachi. 9., völlig neubearbeitete Auflage / 1. Auflage dieser Bearbeitung (ATD Neubearbeitungen, 25/2; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1993); = Aggeo, Zaccaria, Malachia: traduzione e commento (Antico Testamento, 25/2; Brescia: Paideia, 2010).

Rinaldi, G. – F. Luciani, I Profeti Minori, Fascicolo III: Michea – Nahum – Abacuc – Sofonia – Aggeo – Zaccaria – Malachia (La Sacra Bibbia; Torino & Roma: Marietti, 1969). [the commentary on Zech 9-14 was done by Luciani alone]

Rudolph, W., Haggai – Sacharja 1-8 – Sacharja 9-14 – Maleachi. Mit einer Zeittafel von Alfred Jepsen (KAT XIII/4; Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus Gerd Mohn, 1976).

Smith, G. – T. Sprankle, Zephaniah–Malachi: A Commentary for Biblical Teaching and Preaching (Kerux Commentaries; Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Ministry, 2020).

Stiglmair, A., Die Bücher Haggai, Sacharja, Maleachi (Neuer Stuttgarter Kommentar, 26; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2020).

Stuhlmueller, C., Rebuilding with Hope: A Commentary on the Books of Haggai and Zechariah (International Theological Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans; Edinburgh: Handsel, 1988).

Thomas, D. W. – T. C. Speers, "The Book of Zechariah: Chapters 1-8", in G. A. Buttrick (gen. ed.), The Interpreter's Bible, Vol. VI: Lamentations; Ezekiel; Daniel; Twelve Prophets (Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1956) 1051-1088. [the first-named author was responsible for the introduction and exegesis, the second author for the expository matter] [see Dentan above for chaps 9-14]

Unger, M. F., Zechariah: Prophet of God's Glory (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1963). Reprint data: Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2014.

Willi-Plein, I., Haggai, Sacharja, Maleachi (Zürcher Bibelkommentare. AT 24/4; Zürich: Theologischer Verlag, 2007).

Willi-Plein, I., Deuterosacharja (BKAT XIV/7.2; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht [originally Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag], 2014ff.). [in course of publication; as of Aug. 2020 three Lieferungen have appeared.]

Wolders, A., Zechariah (HCOT; Leuven: Peeters, 2014).

Woude, A. S. van der, Zacharia (De Prediking van het Oude Testament; Nijkerk: Callenbach, 1984).