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Isaiah 40-66 (20800)

A guide to the study and exegesis of Isaiah 40-66, including LXX, DSS, and a bibliography of reference resources created by Dr. Peter Gentry for 20800, Hebrew Exegesis: Isaiah 40-66.

Conceptual and Literary Milieu


Beyerlin, Walter. Near Eastern Religious Texts Relating to the Old Testament. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1978.

Gibson, John C. L., and Godfrey Rolles Driver. Canaanite myths and legends. London: T & T Clark International, 2004.

Hallo, William W., and K. Lawson Younger. The Context of Scripture. Leiden: Brill, 1997.

Keel, Othmar. The Symbolism of the Biblical World: Ancient Near Eastern Iconography and the Book of Psalms. New York: Seabury Press, 1978.

Lichtheim, Miriam. Ancient Egyptian Literature; A Book of Readings. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973.

Nissinen, Martti, Robert Kriech Ritner, C. L. Seow, and Peter Machinist. Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East. Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2003.

Pritchard, James B. Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1955.

Simpson, William Kelly, and Robert Kriech Ritner. The literature of ancient Egypt: an anthology of stories, instructions, stelae, autobiographies, and poetry. New Haven, [Conn.]: Yale University Press, 2003.

Sparks, Kenton L. Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature. Peabody, Mass: Hendrickson Publishers, 2005.

Walton, John H. Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context: A Survey of Parallels between Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Texts. Grand Rapids, Mich: Regency Reference Library, 1989.