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The Word Biblical Commentary (WBC) is a series of commentaries in English on the text of the Bible both Old and New Testament. It is currently published by the Zondervan Publishing Company. This is a serious scholarly commentary series that needs to be considered amongst other evangelical examples.[1] Initially published under the "Word Books" imprint the series spent some time as part of the Thomas Nelson list. When this publisher was acquired by HarperCollins the series was assigned to another of the group's publishers, Zondervan.[2]

The individual volumes are as follows.

Old TestamentEdit

New TestamentEdit


Christianity Today magazine included this commentary in a list of the more significant publications and achievements of Evangelicalism in the latter half of the 20th century.[3]

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  1. ^ Muehlenberg, Bill (16 July 2010). "How To Pick a Good Commentary". Christianity Today. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  2. ^ "HarperCollins Christian Publishing acquires majority ownership of Thomas Nelson". Oct 3, 2014. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  3. ^ Nicole, Roger (September 16, 1996). "What Evangelicalism Has Accomplished". Christianity Today. p. 2. Archived from the original on 2009-02-18. Retrieved January 26, 2012.