ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THIS COMMENTARY

AB Anchor Bible Commentaries, ed. William Foxwell Albright and David Noel Freedman
ABD Anchor Bible Dictionary (6 vols.), ed. David Noel Freedman
AKOT
ANE
Analytical Key to the Old Testament by John Joseph Owens
Ancient Near East
ANET
ASV
AV
BAGD
Ancient Near Eastern Texts, James B. Pritchard
American Standard Version
Authorized Version
A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Early Christian Literature, Walter Bauer, 2nd ed. by F. W. Gingrich and Fredrick Danker
BDB

BHS
DSS
EJ
A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament by F. Brown, S. R. Driver and C. A. Briggs
Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia, GBS, 1997
Dead Sea Scrolls
Encyclopedia Judaica
IDB The Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible (4 vols.), ed. George A. Buttrick
ISBE International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (5 vols.), ed. James Orr
JB Jerusalem Bible
JPSOA The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text: A New Translation (The Jewish Publication Society of America)
KB

KJV
The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament by Ludwig Koehler and Walter Baumgartner
King James Version
LAM The Holy Bible From Ancient Eastern Manuscripts (the Peshitta) by George M. Lamsa
LXX Septuagint (Greek-English) by Zondervan, 1970
MOF A New Translation of the Bible by James Moffatt
MT Masoretic Hebrew Text
NAB New American Bible Text
NASB New American Standard Bible
NEB New English Bible
NET
NET Bible: New English Translation, Second Beta Edition
NIDNTT New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology (4 vol.s), by Colin Brown
NIDOTTE New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis (5 vols.), ed. Willem VanGemeren
NIV New International Version
NJB New Jerusalem Bible
NKJV New King James Version
NRSV New Revised Standard Bible
OTPG Old Testament Passing Guide by Todd S. Beall, William A. Banks and Colin Smith
REB Revised English Bible
RSV Revised Standard Version
SEPT
TCNT
The Septuagint (Greek-English) by Zondervan, 1970
The Twentieth Century New Testament
TEV Today's English Version from United Bible Societies
YLT Young's Literal Translation of the Holy Bible by Robert Young
ZPEB Zondervan Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Bible (5 vols.), ed. Merrill C. Tenney