I & II Kings


Verse-by-Verse Commentaries:

Walter Brueggemann, 1 & 2 Kings (Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary), Smyth & Helwys, 2000.
Terence E. Fretheim, First and Second Kings (Westminster Bible Companion), Westminster John Knox, 2000.
Simon DeVries, 1 Kings, (Word Biblical Commentary), Word Books, 1985.
Paul R. House, 1 and 2 Kings (New American Commentary), Broadman & Holman, 1995.
Iain W. Provan, 1 and 2 Kings (New International Biblical Commentary), Hendrickson, 1995.

Monographs, Compilations, and Studies:

Thomas L. Brodie, The Crucial Bridge, Liturgical Press, 1999.
Leah Bronner, The Stories of Elijah and Elisha, E. J. Brill, 1968.
Raymond B. Dillard, Faith in the Face of Apostasy: The Gospel According to Elijah and Elisha, Presbyterian & Reformed, 1999.
T. R. Hobbs, 1 & 2 Kings (Word Biblical Themes), Word Books, 1989.
Burke O. Long, 1 Kings (FOTL, 9), Eerdmans, 1984.
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2 Kings (FOTL, 10), Eerdmans, 1991.
G. van Rongen, Elisha the Prophet, Pro Ecclesia, 1988.
M. B. Van't Veer, My God is Yahweh, Inheritance Publications, 1980. ****

Articles and Essays:

Dale Ralph Davis, "The Kingdom of God in Transition: Interpreting 2 Kings 2," WTJ 46 (1984): 384-395.
James T. Dennison, "Elijah the Tishbite: a Note on I Kings 17:1," Westminster Theological Journal 41 (1978): 124-126.
Stuart R. Jones, "Samaritan Hospitality: I Kings 13," Kerux 2.1 (May 1987).
________ "Life for Land: I Kings 21:1-29," Kerux 2.1 (May 1987).
Burke O. Long, "Sacred Geography as Narrative Structure in 2 Kings 11" in Pomegranates and Golden Bells: Studies in Biblical, Jewish,
____ and Near Eastern Ritual, Law, and Literature in Honor of Jacob Milgrom (ed. D. P. Wright, D. N. Freedman, David Noel, Avi Hurvitz),
____ Eisenbrauns, 1995: 231-238.
________ "2 Kings III and Genres of Prophetic Narrative," VT 23 (1973): 337-348.
William J. Dumbrell, "What are you doing here: Elijah at Horeb," Crux 2 (1986): 12-19.
Gary A. Rendsburg, "The Mock of Baal in 1 Kgs 18:27," CBQ 50 (1988): 414-417.
Jerome T. Walsh, "The Contexts of 1 Kings XIII," VT 39 (1989): 355-370.


More Commentaries:

T. R. Hobbs, 2 Kings (Word Biblical Commentary), Word Books, 1985.
Richard D. Nelson, First and Second Kings (Interpretation), Westminster John Knox, 1987.
Choon-Leong Seow, "1 & 2 Kings" in The New Interpreter's Bible, vol. III, Abingdon, 1999.
Jerome T. Walsh, I Kings (Berit Olam), Liturgical Press, 1996.
Donald J. Wiseman, 1 & 2 Kings (Tyndale), Inter-Varsity, 1993.

More Monographs:

Marvin A. Sweeney, King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel, Oxford, 2000.
Edwin R. Thiele, Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings, Eerdmans, 1965.
Roger N. Whybray, The Succession Narrative (Studies in Biblical Theology, 9), SCM Press, 1968.

More Articles:

Charles Conroy, "A Literary Analysis of 1 Kings 1:41-53, With Methodological Reflections" in Congress Volume: Salamanca, 1983
____ (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum, 36) ed. J. A, Emerton, E. J. Brill, 1985: 54-66.
Karel A. Deurloo, "The King's Wisdom in Judgement: Narration as Example (I Kings iii)" in New Avenues in the Study of the Old Testament
____ (Oudtestamentische StudiŽn, 25) ed. A. S. van der Woude, E. J. Brill, 1989: 11-21.
David M. Gunn, "Traditional Composition in the 'Succession Narrative'," Vetus Testamentum 26 (1976): 214-229.
John W. Olley, "YHWH and His Zealous Prophet: The Presentation of Elijah in 1 and 2 Kings," JSOT 80 (1998): 25-51.


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