References and Abbreviations

Anderson

Arnold A. Anderson, 2 Samuel (Word Biblical Commentary; Word, 1989)

BDB

Francis Brown, S.R. Driver, and Charles A. Briggs, A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament (Clarendon Press, 1907)

Baldwin

Joyce G. Baldwin, 1 & 2 Samuel: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries; Inter-Varsity Press, 1988)

Bergen

Robert D. Bergen, 1, 2 Samuel (New American Commentary; Broadman & Holman, 1996)

Bright

John Bright, History of Israel (Fourth edition; Westminster John Knox Press, 2000)

Davis

John J. Davis, The Birth of a Kingdom: Studies in I-II Samuel and I Kings 1-11 (Baker, 1970)

DOTHB

Bill T. Arnold and H.G.M. Williamson (editors), Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books (InterVarsity Press, 2005)

Holladay

William L. Holladay, A Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, based on the Lexical work of Ludwig Koehler and Walter Baumgartner (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans / Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1988)

ISBE

Geoffrey W. Bromiley (general editor), The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (Eerdmans, 1979-1988; revised from the 1915 edition)

Jones

Gwilym H. Jones, 1 and 2 Kings (The New Century Bible; Eerdmans / Marshall Morgan & Scott, 1984, volume 1)

KJV

King James Version

Klein

Ralph W. Klein, 1 Samuel (Word Biblical Commentary; Word, 1983)

Macmillan Bible Atlas

Yohanan Aharoni and Michael Avi-Yonah, The Macmillan Bible Atlas (Macmillan, 1968)

NIV

New International Version

NRSV

New Revised Standard Version

Oxford Bible Atlas

Herbert G. May (editor), Oxford Bible Atlas (London: Oxford University Press, 1962)

Tsumura

David Toshio Tsumura, The First Book of Samuel (New International Commentary on the Old Testament; Eerdmans, 2007)

TWOT

R. Laird Harris, Gleason L. Archer, Jr., and Bruce K. Waltke, (editors), Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament (2 volumes, Moody Press, 1980)


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