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WBC Set Formerly published by Thomas Nelson. Now published by Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Publishing.

The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology. These widely acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional resources for the professional theologian and instructor, the seminary or university student, the working minister, and everyone concerned with building theological understanding from a solid base of biblical scholarship.

  • 3/17/12 Update: Individual volumes are now available, as well as the OT and NT sets. Multiple volumes for a single book are combined.
  • 9/1/15 Update: Several volumes have been added/revised. New offerings are listed below.
  • 11/19/16 Update: Volume on Colossians/Philemon was removed at Publisher's request.

This set does not contain volumes for Acts or 1 Corinthians as they are still unpublished volumes. The volume on Colossians/Philemon is also unavailable as it was removed at Publisher's request.

The publisher has required us to remove the following superseded (original) volumes from the new sets: Joshua, Psalms 1-50, and 2 Corinthians. As a courtesy to the users of the older WBC sets, we are adding these individual original volumes to the downloads of the original sets. These will show up in the Accordance Library as individual volumes for each of these books. Even when you upgrade your sets and remove the old sets from the Library, you can download the original volumes and continue to access them (in addition to the new updated volumes). And although it is not a superseded work, the same is true for the volume on Colossians/Philemon.

See the Set History for details on specific volumes in each set.

The Accordance edition includes the following 61 volumes:

Old Testament

New TestamentWBC_Matthew

  • 33a Matthew 1-13 –– Donald A. Hagner
  • 33b Matthew 14-28 –– Donald A. Hagner
  • 34a Mark 1-8:26 –– Robert A. Guelich
  • 34b Mark 8:27–16:20 –– Craig A. Evans
  • 35a Luke 1-9:20 –– John Nolland
  • 35b Luke 9:21-18:43 –– John Nolland
  • 35c Luke 19-24 –– John Nolland
  • 36 John (2nd Ed.) –– George R. Beasley-Murray
  • 38a Romans 1-8 –– James D. G. Dunn
  • 38b Romans 9-16 –– James D. G. Dunn
  • 40 2 Corinthians –– Ralph P. Martin   (Revised Edition added Sept. 2015)
  • 41 Galatians –– Richard N. Longenecker
  • 42 Ephesians –– Andrew T. Lincoln
  • 43 Philippians (Rev. Ed.) –– Ralph P. Martin
  • 45 1 & 2 Thessalonians –– F. F. Bruce
  • 46 Pastoral Epistles –– William Mounce
  • 47a Hebrews 1-8 –– William L. Lane
  • 47b Hebrews 9-13 –– William L. Lane
  • 48 James –– Ralph P. Martin
  • 49 1 Peter –– J. Ramsey Michaels
  • 50 2 Peter and Jude –– Richard J. Bauckham
  • 51 1,2,3 John –– Stephen S. Smalley
  • 52a Revelation 1-5 –– David E. Aune
  • 52b Revelation 6-16 –– David E. Aune
  • 52c Revelation 17-22 –– David E. Aune

 

 

Latest Sets
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Old Testament Set
36 Volumes

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New Testament Set
25 Volumes

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Full OT / NT Set
61 Volumes

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Upgrade Paths to the Latest Sets

Please notice separate upgrade paths listed below for users who have
also purchased the individual volume on Judges (WBC-Judges).

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** - See Upgrade product page for details on the added/updated volumes within each set.

 

New Individual Books (and Their Upgrades)

WBC-Joshua-2

Joshua (Revised) (Volumes 7a and 7b) (2014)
-- by Trent C. Butler

Replaces the one-volume Joshua commentary (volume 7) with two volumes (volumes 8a and 8b). No additional upgrade path.

List Price $104

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WBC-Judges

Judges (Volume 8) (2009) (New Volume)
-- by Trent C. Butler

Released in Accordance in June 2015.

List Price $52.90

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WBC-Job

Job (Volumes 17, 18a, 18b) (2 New Volumes)
-- by David Clines

This module containing the Job commentaries is updated to include two new volumes (Job 21-37 and Job 38-42). Volumes 18a and 18b are added to the previously released Volume 17. The upgrade from WBC-Job to WBC-Job-3 is listed below.

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Upgrade from 1-volume Job Commentary (WBC-Job) to 3-volume Job Commentary (WBC-Job-3)

This upgrade adds Job 21-37 (Volume 18a) and Job 38-42 (Volume 18b) to the previously released Job 1-20 (Volume 17).

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WBC-Psalms-3

Psalms (Updated) (Volume 19, 20, 21)
-- by Peter C. Craigie, Marvin Tate

The new 3-volume Psalms module replaces the original Psalms 1-50 commentary (Volume 19) with the Revised Psalms 1-50 commentary (Volume 19). The upgrade from the original 3-volume WBC-Psalms to the updated 3-volume WBC-Psalms-3 is listed below.

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WBC-Psalms-3

Upgrade from 3-volume Psalms Commentary (WBC-Psalms) to updated 3-volume Psalms Commentary (WBC-Psalms-3)

This upgrade replaces the original Psalms 1-50 commentary (Volume 19) with the Revised Psalms 1-50 commentary (Volume 19).

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WBC-2 Corinthians

2 Corinthians (Revised) (Volume 40)
-- by Ralph P Martin

Replaces the original 2 Corinthians commentary (volume 40). No additional upgrade path.

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WBC Set History

WBC-OT
(32 vols)

WBC-OT-36
(36 vols)

Vol. 1 Genesis 1-15

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Vol. 2 Genesis 16-50

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Vol. 3 Exodus

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Vol. 4 Leviticus

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Vol. 5 Numbers

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Vol. 6A Deuteronomy 1:1-21:9 (Revised)

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Vol. 6B Deuteronomy 21:10-34:12

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Vol. 7 Joshua

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Vol. 7A Joshua 1-12 (2nd Edition)

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Vol. 7B Joshua 13-24 (2nd Edition)

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Vol. 8 Judges

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Vol. 9 Ruth, Esther

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Vol. 10 1 Samuel

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Vol. 11 2 Samuel

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Vo. 12 1 Kings

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Vol. 13 2 Kings

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Vol. 14 1 Chronicles

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Vol. 15 2 Chronicles

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Vol. 16 Ezra, Nehemiah

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Vol. 17 Job 1-20

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Vol. 18A Job 21-37

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Vol. 18B Job 38-42

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Vol. 19 Psalms 1-50

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Vol. 19 Psalms 1-50 (2nd Edition)

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Vol. 20 Psalms 51-100

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Vol. 21 Psalms 101-150 (Revised)

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Vol. 22 Proverbs

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Vol. 23A Ecclesiastes

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Vol. 23B Song of Songs, Lamentations

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Vol. 24 Isaiah 1-33 (Revised)

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Vol. 25 Isaiah 34-66 (Revised)

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Vol. 26 Jeremiah 1-25

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Vol. 27 Jeremiah 26-52

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Vol. 28 Ezekiel 1-19

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Vol. 29 Ezekiel 20-48

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Vol. 30 Daniel

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Vol. 31 Hosea-Jonah

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Vol. 32 Micah-Malachi

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WBC-NT
(26 vols)

WBC-NT-26
(26 vols)

WBC-NT-25
(25 vols)

Vol. 33A Matthew 1-13

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Vol. 33B Matthew 14-28

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Vol. 34A Mark 1-8:26

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Vol. 34B Mark 8:27-16:20

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Vol. 35A Luke 1-9:20

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Vol. 35B Luke 9:21-18:34

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Vol. 35C Luke 18:35-24:53

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Vol. 36 John (2nd Edition)

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Vol. 38A Romans 1-8

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Vol. 38B Romans 9-16

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Vol. 40 2 Corinthians

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Vol. 40 2 Corinthians (2nd Edition)

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Vol. 41 Galatians

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Vol. 42 Ephesians

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Vo. 43 Philippians

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Vol. 44 Colossians, Philemon

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Vol. 45 1&2 Thessalonians

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Vol. 46 Pastoral Epistles

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Vol. 47A Hebrews 1-8

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Vol. 47B Hebrews 9-13

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Vol. 48 James

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Vol. 49 1 Peter

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Vol. 50 Jude, 2 Peter

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Vol. 51 1, 2, 3 John

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Vol. 52A Revelation 1-5

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Vol. 52B Revelation 6-16

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Vol. 52C Revelation 17-22

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--Updated November 20, 2016 with updated volume information

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