We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more
Select Bible Use this Lookup to open a specific Bible and passage. Start here to select a Bible.
Make selected Bible the default for Lookup tool.
Book: Ch.V. Select book from A-Z list, enter chapter and verse number, and click "Go."
  • Previous Result
  • Results
  • Look It Up Highlight any word or phrase, then click the button to begin a new search.
  • Highlight On / Off
  • Next Result

The Oxford Bible Commentary Line-by-line commentary for the New Revised Standard Version Bible.



Ackroyd, P. (1972), ‘The Temple Vessels: A Continuity Theme’, Studies in the Religion of Ancient Israel, VTSup 23: 166–81.

Bayer, E. (1911), Das dritte Buch Esdras und sein Verhältnis zu den Büchern Esra-Nehemia (Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder).

Bewer, J. A. (1922), Der Text der Buche Ezra, FRLANT 31 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht).

Brooke, A. E., and McLean, N. (eds.) (1935), The Old Testament in Greek (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), ii. pt. 4.

Carter, C. E. (1994), ‘The Province of Yehud in the Post-Exilic Period: Soundings in Site Distribution and Demography’, in T. C. Eskenazi and K. H. Richards (eds.), Second Temple Studies, JSOTS 175 (Sheffield: JSOT), ii. 106–45.

Coggins, R. G., and Knibb, M. A. (1979), The First and Second Books of Esdras, CBC (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Cook, S. A. (1913), ‘I Esdras’, APOT i. 1–58.

Dequeker, L. (1993), ‘Darius the Persian and the Reconstruction of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem (Ezra 4:24 )’, Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta, 55: 67–92.

Eissfeldt, O. (1966), The Old Testament: An Introduction, tr. P. R. Ackroyd (Oxford: Blackwell).

Eskenazi, T. C. (1986), ‘The Chronicler and the Composition of I Esdras’, CBQ 48: 39–66.

Hanhart, R. (1974a), Text und Textgeschichte des I Esrabuches (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht).

——— (1974b) (ed.), Esdrae Liber I, Septuaginta Vetus Testamentum Graecum, 8/1 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht).

Japhet, S. (1968), ‘The Supposed Common Authorship of Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah Investigated Anew’, VT 18: 330–71.

——— (1982–3), ‘Sheshbazzar and Zerubbabel against the Background of the Historical and Religious Tendencies of Ezra-Nehemiah’, ZAW 94: 66–98; 95: 218–29.

——— (1991), ‘The Relationship of Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah’, VTSup 43: 298–313.

——— (1993), I & II Chronicles, OTL (London: SCM).

——— (1996), ‘L'Historiographie post-exilique: Comment et Pourquoi?’, in A. de Pury, Th. Römer, and J-D. Macchi (eds.), Israel construit son histoire (Geneva: Labor et Fides), 123–52.

——— (1997), The Ideology of the Book of Chronicles and its Place in Biblical Thought, tr. Anne Barber, 2nd edn. (Frankfurt: Peter Long 1989), Hebrew original, 1977.

Klein, R. W. (1966), ‘Studies in the Greek Texts of the Chronicler’, Diss., Harvard.

Lipschits, O. (1997), The Yehud Province under Babylonian Rule (586–539 BCE): Historic Reality and Historiographic Conceptions, Ph.D. thesis, Tel-Aviv.

Moulton, W. J. (1899; 1900). ‘Über die Überlieferung und den text-kritischen Werth des dritten Esrabuchs’, ZAW 19: 209–58; 20:1–35.

Myers, J. M. (1974), I & II Esdras, AB 42 (New York: Doubleday).

Pohlmann, K. F. (1970), Studien zum dritten Esra: Ein Beitrag zur Frage nach dem ursprünglichen Schluss des chronistischen Geschichtswerkes, FRLANT 104 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht).

Rudolph, W. (1949), Esra und Nehemia samt 3 Esra (Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck]).

Schaeder, H. H. (1930), Esra der Schreiber (Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck]).

Schenker, A. (1991), ‘La Relation d'Esdras A’ au texte massorétique d'Esdras-Néhémie’, in Tradition of the Text, Festschrift D. Barthélemy (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht), 218–47.

Talshir, Z. (1984), ‘The Milieu of I Esdras in the Light of its Vocabulary’, in A. Pietersma and C. Cox (eds.), De Septuaginta: Studies in Honour of John William Wevers (Mississauga: Benben), 129–47.

——— and Talshir, D. (1995), ‘The Story of the Three Youths (1 Esdras 3–4): Towards the Question of the Language of its Vorlage’, Textus, 18: 135–57.

Torrey, C. C. (1970), Ezra Studies, 2nd edn. (New York: Ktav).

——— (1945), ‘A Revised View of First Esdras’, L. Ginzberg Jubilee Volume (New York: American Academy for Jewish Research), 395–410.

Walde, B. (1913), Die Esdrasbücher der Septuaginta (Freiburg in Breisgau: Herder).

Williamson, H. G. M. (1977), Israel in the Book of Chronicles (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

——— (1983), ‘The Composition of Ezra 1–6’, JTS 34: 1–26.

——— (1985), Ezra, Nehemiah (Waco, Tex.: Word).

——— (1996), ‘The Problem with First Esdras’, in J. Barton and J. Reimer (eds.), After the Exile: Essays in Honour of Rex Mason (Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press), 201–16.

Zimmermann, F. (1963–4), ‘The Story of the Three Guardsmen’, JQR 54: 179–200.

  • Previous Result
  • Results
  • Look It Up Highlight any word or phrase, then click the button to begin a new search.
  • Highlight On / Off
  • Next Result
Oxford University Press

© 2020. All Rights Reserved. Cookie Policy | Privacy Policy | Legal Notice