Isaiah
Isaiah
Pastoral
Devotional

Isaiah

in NIV Application Commentary

by John N. Oswalt

4.38 Rank Score: 5.36 from 8 reviews, 4 featured collections, and 9 user libraries
Pages 736
Publisher Zondervan
Published 2003
ISBN-13 9780310206132

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Robert N Houston Robert N Houston October 8, 2021
I am not a fan of the NIVAC series. They try too hard to make "connections and applications." I rely on the Holy Spirit to do that as I read the Bible (with a reliable commentary.) Having said that...Oswalt's ORIGINAL MEANINGS are excellent. After Motyer and Webb, I read him. Very, very good. Motyer and Webb are excellent.
PastorTimothy72 PastorTimothy72 July 27, 2021
I have become a collector of commentaries ever since my seminary days in the 1990s. As such, I am only going to recommend the best overall commentary for each book of the Bible on this site. For Isaiah, for the preacher/teacher, I am a big fan of Oswalt's NIVAC commentary. In fairness, I neither have nor have I consulted with Oswalt's more extensive and academic NICOT edition, but his NIVAC contribution provides strong contextual insights along with wonderful points for relevant, contemporary application. In a field of several really good commentaries on Isaiah, this is the one I would recommend if you could only have 'one' in your pastoral library.
Fernando Fernando October 4, 2020
With so many great reviews, I expected to like this better. It doesn’t do much detailed exegesis. In a sense that’s expected in a NIVAC, but often there are readerly questions that go unanswered. The applications seem uninspired as well.
G Ware G Ware February 15, 2018
Surprisingly underwheming.
John Glynn John Glynn September 20, 2008
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