Tremper Longman III

Senior Translator

Westmont College

NLT Contributions:
Wisdom Books, Job, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Daniel, Haggai&mdashMalachi

Notes:

  • Distinguished Scholar of Biblical Studies and Professor Emeritus, Westmont College
  • PhD, Near Eastern Language and Literature, Yale University
  • Specializes in Old Testament with an emphasis on Wisdom Literature and Poetry

Select Publications

(1988). How to Read the Psalms. Downers Grove: IVP Academic. ISBN 0-87784-941-2.
(1991). Fictional Akkadian Autobiography: a generic and comparative study. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns. ISBN 0-931464-41-2.
Ryken, Leland (1993). The Complete Literary Guide to the Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. ISBN 0-310-23078-0.
Dillard, Raymond B. (1994). An Introduction to the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. ISBN 0-310-43250-2.
Reid, Daniel (1995). God Is a Warrior. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. ISBN 0-310-49461-3.
(1997). The Book of Ecclesiastes. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. ISBN 0-8028-2366-1.
Ryken, Leland (1998). Dictionary of Biblical Imagery. Downers Grove: IVP Academic. ISBN 0-8308-1451-5.
(1999). Daniel. NIV Application Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. ISBN 978-0-3102-0608-8.
(2001). The Song of Solomon. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-8028-2543-8.
Provan, Iain William; Long, V. Philips (2003). A Biblical History of Israel. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press. ISBN 0-664-22090-8.
(2006). Proverbs. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom & Psalms. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-02692-8.
Enns, Peter (2008). Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings. The IVP Bible Dictionary Series. Downers Grove: IVP Academic. ISBN 978-0-8308-1783-2.
(2012). Job. Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom & Psalms. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-03107-6.
(2012). Jeremiah, Lamentations. Understanding the Bible Commentary. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-04695-7. – originally published in 2008 as part of the ‘New International Biblical Commentary’
(2014). Psalms: An Introduction and Survey. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. 15-16 (2nd ed.). Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic. ISBN 978-1-783-59163-3.
Select Additional Scholarly work:
Translation team member (Jeremiah) for the Holman Translation of the Bible
Editor, Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry and Writings (IVP)
Chair of Revision Committee of the New Century Version (2004-2005)
Member of the editorial board for the Bulletin of Biblical Research (2004-2010)
General Editor, The Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary
General Editor, Regula Fidei Commentary Series (Zondervan)
Consultant, Biblical Scholar, The Voice Bible (Thomas Nelson)
Editorial Board, Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith
Advisory Council, The Biologos Foundation (2015–present)
Advisory Council, “Science for Seminaries” Program for DOSER, AAAS (2015–present)
General Editor (with Mark Strauss) of the Baker Expository Dictionary.