Nijay Gupta

Nijay Gupta
Senior Translator
Northern Seminary

NLT Contributions:
Letters and Revelation


  • Professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary
  • Editorial Boards of Journal for the Study of the New Testament and Ex Auditu
  • Former chief editor for Bulletin for Biblical Research and Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters
  • Specializes in Pauline Literature

Select Publications

Galatians. Story of God Bible Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Academic, 2023 (forthcoming).

The Writer: A Guidebook for Academic Research in Biblical and Ministry Studies. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2022.

15 New Testament Words of Life: A New Testament Theology for Real Life. Grand Rapids, Zondervan, 2022.

Sin and Its Remedy in Paul. Co-edited with John K. Goodrich. Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2020.

Philippians. Co-authored w/ Michael F. Bird. New Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2020.

Paul and the Language of Faith. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2020.

A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Studies. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2020.

Prepare, Succeed, Advance: A Guidebook for Getting a PhD in Biblical Studies and Beyond. 2nd edition. Eugene: Cascade, 2011.

The State of New Testament Studies. Co-edited with Scot McKnight. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2019.

1 & 2 Thessalonians. Zondervan Critical Introductions to the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2019.

1 & 2 Thessalonians. New Covenant Commentary. Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2016.

Colossians. Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary Series. Macon, GA: Helwys, 2013.

Worship that Makes Sense to Paul: A New Approach to the Theology of Paul’s Cultic Metaphors. BZNW. New York: de Gruyter, 2010.