References and Abbreviations

by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson

While most of the commentaries include two or more other Pauline epistles, in the footnotes I'll be referring to the appropriate commentaries only with the term "Colossians."


Walter Bauer and Frederick William Danker, A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (Third Edition; based on previous English editions by W.F. Arndt, F.W. Gingrich, and F.W. Danker; University of Chicago Press, 1957, 1979, 2000). ISBN 0226039331.


F.F. Bruce, The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians (New International Commentary on the New Testament; Eerdmans, 1984).


Gerald F. Hawthorne, Ralph P. Martin, and Daniel Reid (editors), Dictionary of Paul and His Letters (InterVarsity Press, 1993). ISBN 0830817786.


Geoffrey W. Bromiley (general editor), The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (Eerdmans, 1979-1988; fully revised from the 1915 edition). ISBN: 0802837859.


King James Version (Authorized Version, 1611).


J.B. Lightfoot, Saint Paul's Epistles to the Colossians and to Philemon (Zondervan, 1959; reprinted from Macmillan and Company, revised 1879 edition).


Douglas J. Moo, The Letters to the Colossians and to Philemon (Pillar New Testament Commentary; Eerdmans, 2008). ISBN 0802837271.


New International Version (International Bible Society, 1973, 1978).


New Revised Standard Version (Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ USA, 1989).


A.T. Robertson, Word Pictures in the New Testament (Broadman Press, 1930, 6 volumes). Used in an electronic version.


Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, Gerhard Kittel and Gerhard Friedrich (editors), Geoffrey W. Bromiley (translator and editor), (Eerdmans, 1964-1976; translated from Theologisches Wörterbuch zum Neuen Testament, ten volume edition). CD-ROM, ISBN 1577990994.


Joseph Henry Thayer, Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament (Associated Publishers and Authors, n.d., reprinted from 1889 edition). Used in an electronic version. ISBN 1565632095.


Marvin R. Vincent, Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament (1886; reprinted: Hendrickson, 1985). ISBN 0917006305. Used in an electronic version.


N.T. Wright, Colossians and Philemon (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries; IVP Academic, 1986). ISBN 083084242X.

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