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Zondervan NIV Matthew Henry Commentary [NOOK Book]

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Time has sealed the reputation of Matthew Henry's classic commentary as a rich source of insight into God's word. Four centuries after its first publication, it remains one of the best-loved, most popular commentaries ever written. However, while its wisdom is timeless, the English language has changed much through the years. Words that meant one thing in Matthew Henry's day have taken on different meanings today. In addition, Henry's often wordy reflections are generations removed from the crisp style that ...

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Zondervan NIV Matthew Henry Commentary

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Overview

Time has sealed the reputation of Matthew Henry's classic commentary as a rich source of insight into God's word. Four centuries after its first publication, it remains one of the best-loved, most popular commentaries ever written. However, while its wisdom is timeless, the English language has changed much through the years. Words that meant one thing in Matthew Henry's day have taken on different meanings today. In addition, Henry's often wordy reflections are generations removed from the crisp style that communicates most effectively to contemporary readers. The Zondervan NIV Matthew Henry Commentary is a masterful response to these concerns. It delivers the heart and soul of Henry's incomparable writings in a style that is easy to read and understand. -Dr. Leslie Church's meticulous abridgment retains the essential content of the original work. - Easily misunderstood words have been replaced with modern ones while keeping Henry's style. - Use of the New International Version (NIV) instead of the King James Version makes this edition fully compatible with today's most widely used Bible translation. In one volume, here is a wealth of exposition, metaphors, analogies, and illustrations, ideal for - Personal devotions - Bible study - Sermon and lesson preparation

The only edition of Matthew Henry adapted to the New International Version. For almost three centuries, Henry's work has been a source of inspiration and wisdom. But modern readers sometimes get bogged down in Henry's wordiness and archaic expressions and get confused by works that have changed meaning over the years. This edition contains the essence of what he wrote, but in simpler terms that are adapted to the NIV.

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Leslie Church has condensed and modernized the 300 year old commentary and adapted it to the New International Version of the Bible. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780310874409
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 9/21/2010
  • Series: Premier Reference Series
  • Sold by: Zondervan Publishing
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 2062
  • Sales rank: 616,887
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Matthew Henry (1662-1714) was a Presbyterian minister in England who began his commentary on the Bible in 1704. He completed his work up to the end of Acts before his death. Afterward, his ministerial friends completed the work from Henry's notes and writings.
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  • Posted January 5, 2011

    HIGHLY RECOMMEND

    This is a very thorough commentary that is a great aid in the study of the Holy Bible even if you do not use the NIV version. Solid scholarly work done on the book adding new research findings to the great work of Matthew Henry. Software works great with Nook.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2012

    Very good

    Commentaries are really amazing. Also, the format is great, and the language is modern. The only problem I found was that the "content" feature is hard to use, because it doesnt just list the books of the Bible, it lists chapters as well. That means that it may take long to get to particular book while skipping all these chapters... Other then that its great

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