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Book Description

A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Esther
Publication Year:
T & T Clark
Hebrews, Commentary, New Testament
Copyright Holder:
Public domain

Lewis Bayles Paton [1864-1932], A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Esther. The International Critical Commentary

Table of Contents

  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction to the Book of Esther
    1. Place in the Hebrew World
    2. Place in the Greek Version
    3. MSS. with Tiberian Vocalisation
    4. The Printed Editions
    5. The Massora
    6. Citations in Jewish Commentaries
    7. MSS. with Babylonian
    8. The Syriac Peshitto
    9. The First Targum
    10. The Second Targum
    11. The Latin Version of Jerome
    12. Citations in the Talmud
    13. The Greek Version
    14. The Unrevised Greek Text
    15. The Recension of Origen
    16. The Recension of Hesychius
    17. The Recension of Lucian
    18. Josephus
    19. The Old Latin Version
    20. Origin of the Additions in Greek
    21. Outline of the Book
    22. Identity of Ahasuerus
    23. Purpose of the Book
    24. Independence of 920-102
    25. Age of the Book
    26. Authorship
    27. Historical Character
    28. Origin of the Feast of Purim
    29. Omission of the Name of God
    30. Moral Teaching of the Book
    31. Estimate of the Church
    32. Earliest Jewish Exegesis
    33. Earliest Christian Exegesis
    34. The Targums and Midrashes
    35. Other Mediæval Jewish Commentaries
    36. Mediæval Christian Interpretation
    37. The Reformation Period
    38. The Post-Reformation Period
    39. The Modern Critical Period
  • Commentary
  • Indices
    1. Hebrew
    2. Names of Authors and Books
    3. Subjects
    4. Biblical Passages