In this volume, Robert D. Holmstedt, John A. Cook, and Phillip S. Marshall provide a foundational analysis of the Hebrew text of Qoheleth. Distinguished by the detailed yet comprehensive attention paid to the Hebrew text, Qohelethis a convenient pedagogical and reference tool that explains the form and syntax of the biblical text, offers guidance for deciding between competing semantic analyses, engages important text-critical debates, and addresses questions relating to the Hebrew text that are frequently overlooked or ignored by standard commentaries. Beyond serving as a succinct and accessible analytic key, Qohelethalso reflects the most recent advances in scholarship on Hebrew grammar and linguistics. By filling the gap between popular and technical commentaries, the handbook becomes an indispensable tool for anyone committed to a deep reading of the biblical text.
Robert D. Holmstedt is Professor of Biblical Hebrew and Northwest Semitic Languages at the University of Toronto.
John A. Cook is Professor of Old Testament and Director of Hebrew Language Instruction at Asbury Theological Seminary.
Phillip S. Marshall is Assistant Professor of Biblical Languages, Houston Baptist University.