Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



The Book of Joshua:  Commentaries (post-1800)


The bibliography is divided into two sections as follows:

I.    From 1800 to 1969

Abel, F. M., Le Livre de Josué. Traduit par F.M. Abel, O.P.; introduction et notes de la 2e édition par M. Du Buit, O.P.; 2e édition revue (La Sainte Bible traduite en français; Paris: Cerf, 1958) [first ed. 1950].

Alfrink, B. J., Josue (De boeken van het Oude Testament, 3.1; Roermond – Maaseik: J. J. Romen & Zonen, 1952).

Auzou, G., Le don d'une conquête. Étude du livre de Josué (Connaissance de la Bible, 4; Paris: L'Orante, 1964); = El don de una conquista. Estudio del libro de Josué (Actualidad Bíblica, 4; Madrid: Ediciones FAX, 1967).

Baldi, D., Giosuè (La Sacra Bibbia; Torino – Roma: Marietti, 1952).

Bennett, W. H., The Book of Joshua. Critical Edition of the Hebrew Text, Printed with Colors Exhibiting the Composite Structure of the Book, with Notes (The Sacred Books of the Old Testament, 6; Leipzig: Hinrichs; Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press; London: Nutt, 1895).

Bennett, W. H., The Book of Joshua: A New English Translation, Printed in Colors Exhibiting the Composite Structure of the Book, with Explanatory Notes and Pictorial Illustrations (Sacred Books of the Old and New Testament, Polychrome Bible, 6; London: James Clarke; New York: Dodd, Mead; Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1899).

Breuer, R., Das Buch Josua übersetzt und erläutert (Frankfurt am Main: Sänger & Friedberg, 1915). Annotated reprint edition: R. Breuer, Das Buch Josua übersetzt und erläutert. Mit Erklärungen und einem Nachwort herausgegeben von Matthias Morgenstern (Texte und Studien zur deutsch-jüdischen Orthodoxie, 2; Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2014).

Cooke, G. A., The Book of Joshua in the Revised Version with Introduction and Notes (Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1918).

Dillmann, C. F. A., Die Bücher Numeri, Deuteronomium und Josua. Neu bearbeitet von August Dillmann (KeH 1.3; Leipzig: Hirzel, 1886). [For the first edition by Knobel see below.]

Fernández Truyols, A., Commentarius in librum Iosue (Cursus Scripturae Sacrae, Sectio altera, Commentarii in Vetus Testamentum, 5; Parisiis: Lethielleux, 1938).

Garstang, J., Joshua. Judges (The Foundations of Bible History; London: Constable, 1931).

Gelin, A., "Josué, traduit et commenté", in A. Gelin – R. Tamisier – A. Médebielle, Josué, Juges, Ruth, Rois. Nouvelle édition revue (La Sainte Bible [Pirot-Clamer], III; Paris: Letouzey et Ané, 1955) [first ed. 1949].

Gray, J., Joshua, Judges and Ruth (NCB; London: Nelson, 1967). Revised edition (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans; London: Marshall, Morgan & Scott, 1977).

Gressmann, H., Die Anfänge Israels (von 2. Mose bis Richter und Ruth), 2. verbesserte Auflage (SAT I, 2; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1922) 134-164 [first ed. 1914].

Hertzberg, H. W., Die Bücher Josua, Richter, Ruth. Dritte Auflage (ATD 9; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1965) [first ed. 1953; several unchanged reprints after the author's death in 1965]; = Giosuè, Giudici, Rut (Antico Testamento, 9; Brescia: Paideia, 2001).

Holzinger, H., Das Buch Josua (KHC 6; Tübingen und Leipzig: J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1901).

Hummelauer, F. de, Commentarius in librum Iosue (Cursus Scripturae Sacrae. Commentariorum in Vetus Testamentum pars I: In libros historicos, III/3; Parisiis: Lethielleux, 1903).

Keil, C. F., Kommentar über das Buch Josua (Erlangen: Heyder, 1847); = Commentary on the Book of Joshua (Clark's Foreign Theological Library, New Series, Vol. 14; Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1857).

Keil, C. F., Josua, Richter und Ruth. 2., verbesserte Auflage (Biblischer Commentar über das Alte Testament, 2.1; Leipzig: Dörffling und Franke, 1874) [first ed. 1863]; = Joshua, Judges, Ruth (Clark's Foreign Theological Library, Fourth Series, Vol. 8; Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1865). The English translation was reprinted on a number of occasions, most recently as: C. F. Keil – F. Delitzsch, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 & 2 Samuel (Commentary on the Old Testament, 2; Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2006). Electronic editions are available too.

Knobel, A. W., Die Bücher Numeri, Deuteronomium und Josua (KeH 1.3; Leipzig: Hirzel, 1861) [for the second edition by Dillmann see above].

Kroeze, J. H., Het Boek Jozua (Commentaar op het Oude Testament; Kampen: Kok, 1968).

Noth, M., Das Buch Josua. Zweite, verbesserte Auflage (HAT I/7; Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1953) [first ed. 1938].

Nötscher, F., Josua. Das Buch der Richter (Echter Bibel, Das Alte Testament; Würzburg: Echter, 1950).

Oettli, S., Das Deuteronomium und die Bücher Josua und Richter. Herausgegeben von H. Strack und O. Zöckler (Kurzgefasster Kommentar zu den heiligen Schriften Alten und Neuen Testamentes sowie zu den Apokryphen, Altes Testament, 2; München: Beck, 1893).

Robinson, H. W., Deuteronomy and Joshua: Introductions, Revised Version with Notes, Map and Index (The Century Bible; Edinburgh: T. C. & E. C. Jack, 1907).

Schulz, A., Das Buch Josue (Die Heilige Schrift des Alten Testamentes, 2.3; Bonn: Peter Hanstein, 1924).

Stellini, A., Giosuè (Nuovissima versione della Bibbia dai testi originali, 6; Roma: Paoline, 1968).

Steuernagel, C., Die Bücher Deuteronomium und Josua und Allgemeine Einleitung in den Hexateuch (HKAT 1.3; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1900, 21923).

II.    From 1970 to the present

Aḥituv, S., יהושע עם מבוא ופירוש [Joshua: Introduction and Commentary] (Mikra leYisra’el. A Bible Commentary for Israel; Tel Aviv: Am Oved Publishers; Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1995).

Alonso Schökel, L., Josué y Jueces. Traducción de Manuel Iglesias González y Luis Alonso Schökel, revisión de José María Valverde, comentario de Luis Alonso Schökel (Los Libros Sagrados, 3; Madrid: Ediciones Cristiandad, 1973).

Auld, A. G., Joshua, Judges, and Ruth (The Daily Study Bible Series; Edinburgh: Saint Andrew Press; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1984).

Boling, R. G. – G. E. Wright, Joshua. A New Translation with Notes and Commentary by Robert G. Boling, Introduction by G. Ernest Wright (AB 6; Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1982).

Bratcher, R. G. – B. M. Newman, A Translator's Handbook on the Book of Joshua (Helps for Translators; London & New York: United Bible Societies, 1983). Later printing: (UBS Handbooks; New York: United Bible Societies, 1992).

Butler, T. C., Joshua (WBC 7; Waco, TX: Word Books, 1983). Second edition: Joshua. Revised and expanded edition in 2 vol. (WBC 7A-B; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2014).

Cohen, A. – A. J. Rosenberg, Joshua, Judges: Hebrew Text and English Translation with Introduction and Commentary. Edited by A. Cohen, revised by A. J. Rosenberg (London: Soncino Press, 1982).

Coote, R. B., "The Book of Joshua", in L. E. Keck (gen. ed.), The New Interpreter's Bible. General Articles & Introduction, Commentary, & Reflections for Each Book of the Bible, Including the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books. Vol. 2: The Book of Numbers; The Book of Deuteronomy; Introduction to Narrative Literature; The Book of Joshua; The Book of Judges; The Book of Ruth; The First and Second Books of Samuel (Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1998) 553-719.

Creach, J. F. D., Joshua (Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2003); = Giosuè (Strumenti 60; Torino: Claudiana, 2012).

Dalla Vecchia, F., Giosuè: introduzione, traduzione e commento (Nuova versione della Bibbia dai testi antichi, 6; Cinisello Balsamo [MI]: Edizioni San Paolo, 2010).

Deurloo, K. A., Josua. Auslegung eines biblischen Buches (Erev-Rav-Hefte: Biblische Erkundungen, 1; Wittingen: Erev-Rav, Verein für Biblische und Politische Bildung, 1995).

Dozeman, T. B., Joshua 1-12: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AYB 6B; New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2015).

Drucker, R. – N. Sherman, Yehoshua / The Book of Joshua: A New Translation with a Commentary Anthologized from Talmudic, Midrashic and Rabbinic sources. Translation and commentary by Rabbi Reuven Drucker; overviews by Nosson Scherman; summary of the laws of korbanos by Rabbis Yehezkel and Hersh Goldwurm (Artscroll Tanach Series; New York: Mesorah Publications, 1982).

Fritz, V., Das Buch Josua (HAT I/7; Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1994).

Görg, M., Josua (Neue Echter Bibel. Kommentar zum AT mit der Einheitsübersetzung, 26; Würzburg: Echter, 1991).

Gutbrod, K., Das Buch vom Land Gottes. Josua und Richter. Neu bearbeitete Auflage (Botschaft des Alten Testaments, 10; Stuttgart: Calwer, 1985) [first ed. 1951].

Hamlin, E. J., Inheriting the Land. A Commentary on the Book of Joshua (International Theological Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans; Edinburgh: Handsel Press, 1983).

Harris, J. G. – C. A. Brown – M. S. Moore, Joshua, Judges, Ruth (New International Biblical Commentary. Old Testament Series, 5; Peabody, MA: Hendrickson; Carlisle: Paternoster Press, 2000) [the Joshua commentary is by J. G. Harris].

Hawk, L. D., Joshua (Berit Olam: Studies in Hebrew Narrative & Poetry; Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press / Michael Glazier, 2000).

Hess, R. S., Joshua: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries; Leicester & Downers Grove, IL: Inter-Varsity Press, 1996).

Hoppe, L. J., Joshua, Judges: with an Excursus on Charismatic Leadership in Israel (OTM 5; Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, 1982).

Howard, D. M., Joshua (New American Commentary, 5; Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1998).

Hubbard, R. L., Joshua (NIV Application Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2009).

Knauf, E. A., Josua (Zürcher Bibelkommentare AT, 6; Zürich: Theologischer Verlag, 2008).

McConville, J. G. – S. N. Williams, Joshua (The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010).

Miller, J. M. – G. M. Tucker, The Book of Joshua (The Cambridge Bible Commentary, New English Bible; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1974).

Nelson, R. D., Joshua. A Commentary (OTL; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1997). [replaces the earlier commentary by J. A. Soggin, see below]

Pitkänen, P. M. A., Joshua (Apollos Old Testament Commentary; Nottingham: Apollos, 2010).

Pressler, C., Joshua, Judges, and Ruth (Westminster Bible Companion; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2002).

Rösel, H. N., Joshua (HCOT; Leuven: Peeters, 2011).

Sicre Diaz, J. L., Josué (Nueva Biblia Española, Comentario teológico y literario: Historia; Estella [Navarra]: Verbo Divino, 2002); = Giosuè (Commenti biblici; Roma: Borla, 2004).

Soggin, J. A., Le Livre de Josué (CAT Va; Neuchâtel: Delachaux et Niestlé, 1970); = Joshua. A Commentary (OTL; London: SCM, 1972). [for a more recent commentary in the OTL series see above s.v. Nelson]

Woudstra, M. H., The Book of Joshua (NICOT; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1981).