The scholar team is led by general editor, D. A. Carson, Research Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois with executive committee members Dr. T. Desmond Alexander, Dr. Richard S. Hess, Dr. Douglas J. Moo, and Dr. Andrew David Naselli. The executive committee members developed the concept, selected the contributors, and provided general oversight and final approval of the NIV Zondervan Study Bible content and design.

D. A. Carson is Research Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He is the president and a founding member of The Gospel Coalition, an influential network of evangelical pastors and churches. Carson has served as assistant pastor and pastor and has done itinerant ministry around the world. He is a sought-after preacher, author, and an active guest lecturer in academic and church settings worldwide. Carson received a Master of Divinity from Central Baptist Seminary in Toronto and the Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament from the University of Cambridge. He has written or edited nearly 60 books, many of which have been translated into other languages.

ASSOCIATE EDITORS
Dr. T. Desmond Alexander
Associate Editor: Old Testament and Biblical Theology

Dr. Alexander is senior lecturer in Biblical Studies and director of Postgraduate Studies at Union Theological College, Belfast. For ten years, he had been director of Christian Training for the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.

Dr. Richard Hess
Associate Editor: Old Testament, Archaeology, and Maps

Dr. Richard Hess is Earl S. Kalland Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Denver Seminary. He is also the editor of the Denver Journal, the Seminary’s online theological review journal, and the Bulletin for Biblical Research.

Dr. Douglas J. Moo
Associate Editor: New Testament and Biblical Theology

Dr. Douglas J. Moo is a New Testament scholar who, after teaching for more than twenty years at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Illinois, has served as Blanchard Professor of New Testament at the Wheaton College Graduate School since 2000.

Dr. Andrew David Naselli
Assistant Editor

Dr. Andrew David Naselli is assistant professor of New Testament and biblical theology at Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minneapolis.

STUDY NOTE CONTRIBUTORS

The notes that appear in the NIV Zondervan Study Bible are the result of a collaborative process that involved several review and editorial stages. Following are the primary contributors by Bible book and contributor name.

Introduction to the Old Testament

T. D. Alexander, Union Theological College (Belfast)
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Introduction to the Pentateuch

T.D. Alexander, Union Theological College (Belfast)
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Genesis

Richard S. Hess (especially Gen 1:1–11:26), Denver Seminary
PhD, Hebrew Union College

T.D. Alexander (especially Gen 11:27–50:26), Union Theological College (Belfast)
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Exodus

Paul R. Williamson, Moore College
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Leviticus

Richard E. Averbeck, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Dropsie College

Numbers

Jay A. Sklar, Covenant Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Gloucestershire

Deuteronomy

Stephen G. Dempster, Crandall University
PhD, University of Toronto

Joshua

Richard S. Hess, Denver Seminary
PhD, Hebrew Union College

Judges

K. Lawson Younger Jr., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Sheffield University

Ruth

Robert L. Hubbard, North Park Theological Seminary
PhD, Claremont Graduate School

1–2 Samuel

John D. Currid, Reformed Theological Seminary (Charlotte)
PhD, University of Chicago

1 Kings

Robert L. Hubbard, North Park Theological Seminary
PhD, Claremont Graduate School

2 Kings

Todd Bolen, The Master’s College
PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary

1–2 Chronicles

Frederick J. Mabie, Fireside Community Church, Dana Point, CA
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

Ezra–Nehemiah

Robert S. Fyall, Cornhill Training Course (Scotland)
PhD, University of Edinburgh

Esther

Karen H. Jobes, Wheaton College
PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary

Introduction to the Wisdom and Lyrical Books

T.D. Alexander, Union Theological College (Belfast)
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Job

C. Hassell Bullock, Wheaton College
PhD, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Psalms

David M. Howard Jr., Bethel Seminary (St. Paul)
PhD, University of Michigan

Michael K. Snearly (coauthored notes on Psalms: Books 4–5), Red Hill Church (San Diego)
Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary

Proverbs

Bruce K. Waltke, Knox Theological Seminary
ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary; PhD, Harvard University

Christopher B. Ansberry, Oak Hill College
PhD, Wheaton College

Ecclesiastes

Craig G. Bartholomew, Redeemer University College
PhD, University of Bristol

Song of Songs

Richard S. Hess, Denver Seminary
PhD, Hebrew Union College

Introduction to the Prophets

Richard S. Hess, Denver Seminary
PhD, Hebrew Union College

Isaiah

John N. Oswalt, Asbury Theological Seminary
PhD, Brandeis University

Jeremiah

Iain M. Duguid, Westminster Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Cambridge

Lamentations

David J. Reimer, University of Edinburgh
DPhil, University of Oxford

Ezekiel

Donna Lee Petter, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Toronto

Daniel

Tremper Longman, III, Westmont College
PhD, Yale University

Hosea

Douglas K. Stuart, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
PhD, Harvard University

Joel

David W. Baker, Ashland Theological Seminary
PhD, University of London

Amos

M. Daniel Carroll R., Denver Seminary
PhD, University of Sheffield

Obadiah

David W. Baker, Ashland Theological Seminary
PhD, University of London

Jonah

T.D. Alexander, Union Theological College (Belfast)
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Micah

Bruce K. Waltke, Knox Theological Seminary
ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary; PhD, Harvard University

Nahum

V. Philips Long, Regent College
PhD, University of Cambridge

Habakkuk

Elmer A. Martens, Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary
PhD, Claremont Graduate University

Zephaniah

Jason S. DeRouchie, Bethlehem College & Seminary
PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Haggai

Anthony R. Petterson, Morling College
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Zechariah

Anthony R. Petterson, Morling College
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Malachi

Andrew E. Hill, Wheaton College
PhD, University of Michigan

Between the Testaments

Douglas J. Moo, Wheaton College
PhD, University of St. Andrews

Introduction to the New Testament

Douglas J. Moo, Wheaton College
PhD, University of St. Andrews

Introduction to the Gospels and Acts

D. A. Carson, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Cambridge University

Matthew

Craig L. Blomberg, Denver Seminary
PhD, University of Aberdeen

Mark

Rikk E. Watts, Regent College
PhD, University of Cambridge

Luke

David W. Pao, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Harvard University

John

D. A. Carson, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Cambridge University

Andrew David Naselli, Bethlehem College & Seminary
PhD, Bob Jones University; PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Acts

Mark L. Strauss, Bethel Seminary (San Diego)

PhD, University of Aberdeen

Introduction to the Letters

Douglas J. Moo, Wheaton College
PhD, University of St. Andrews

Romans

Douglas J. Moo, Wheaton College
PhD, University of St. Andrews

1 Corinthians

Eckhard J. Schnabel, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Aberdeen

2 Corinthians

Murray J. Harris, Emeritus Professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, University of Manchester

Galatians

Stephen Westerholm, McMaster University
DTh, Lund University

Ephesians

Te-Li Lau, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Emory University

Philippians

Simon J. Gathercole
University of Cambridge
PhD, University of Durham

Colossians

David E. Garland, Baylor University
PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

1–2 Thessalonians

Jeffrey A. D. Weima, Calvin Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Toronto

1–2 Timothy, Titus

Robert W. Yarbrough, Covenant Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Aberdeen

Philemon

David E. Garland, Baylor University
PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Hebrews

Buist M. Fanning, Dallas Theological Seminary
DPhil, Oxford University

James

Douglas J. Moo, Wheaton College
PhD, University of St. Andrews

1 Peter

Karen H. Jobes, Wheaton College
PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary

2 Peter

Douglas J. Moo, Wheaton College
PhD, University of St. Andrews

Andrew David Naselli, Bethlehem College & Seminary
PhD, Bob Jones University; PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

1–3 John

Colin G. Kruse, Melbourne School of Theology
PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary

Jude

Douglas J. Moo, Wheaton College
PhD, University of St. Andrews

Andrew David Naselli, Bethlehem College & Seminary
PhD, Bob Jones University; PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Revelation

Brian J. Tabb, Bethlehem College & Seminary
PhD, London School of Theology

The Story of the Bible: How the Good News About Jesus Is Central

Timothy Keller, Redeemer Presbyterian Church (Manhattan)
DMin, Westminster Theological Seminary

The Bible and Theology

D. A. Carson, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Cambridge University

A Biblical-Theological Overview of the Bible

D. A. Carson, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Cambridge University

The Glory of God

James M. Hamilton Jr., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Creation

Henri Blocher, Former Gunther H. Knoedler Professor of Systematic Theology, Wheaton College
Faculté Libre de Théologie Protestante of Paris, Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures de Théologie

Sin

Kevin DeYoung, University Reformed Church (Lansing, MI)
PhD candidate, University of Leicester

Covenant

Paul R. Williamson, Moore College
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Law

T. D. Alexander, Union Theological College (Belfast)
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Temple

T. D. Alexander, Union Theological College (Belfast)
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Priest

Dana M. Harris, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Sacrifice

Jay A. Sklar, Covenant Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Gloucestershire

Exile and Exodus

Thomas R. Wood, Christ Fellowship Church, Deer Lodge, MT
PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

The Kingdom of God

T. D. Alexander, Union Theological College (Belfast)
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Sonship

D. A. Carson, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Cambridge University

The City of God

T. D. Alexander, Union Theological College (Belfast)
PhD, The Queen’s University of Belfast

Prophets and Prophecy

Sam Storms, Bridgeway Church (Oklahoma City)
PhD, University of Texas

Death and Resurrection

Philip S. Johnston, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge
PhD, University of Cambridge

People of God

Moisés Silva, Private Scholar
PhD, University of Manchester

Wisdom

Daniel J. Estes, Cedarville University
PhD, University of Cambridge

Holiness

Andrew David Naselli, Bethlehem College & Seminary
PhD, Bob Jones University; PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Justice

Brian S. Rosner, Ridley College
PhD, University of Cambridge

Wrath

Christopher W. Morgan, California Baptist University
PhD, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary

Love and Grace

Graham A. Cole, Beeson Divinity School
ThD, Australian College of Theology

The Gospel

Greg D. Gilbert, Third Avenue Baptist Church (Louisville)
MDiv, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Worship

David G. Peterson, Moore Theological College
PhD, University of Manchester

Mission

Andreas J. Köstenberger, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Shalom

Timothy Keller, Redeemer Presbyterian Church (Manhattan)
DMin, Westminster Theological Seminary

The Consummation

Douglas J. Moo, Wheaton College
PhD, University of St. Andrews

T.D. Alexander — Genesis, Jonah; Articles: Law, Temple, The Kingdom of God, The City of God

Christopher B. Ansberry — Proverbs

Richard E. Averbeck — Leviticus

David W. Baker Joel, Obadiah

Craig C. Bartholomew Ecclesiastes

Henri Blocher — Article: Creation

Craig L. Blomberg — Matthew

Todd Bolen — 2 Kings

C. Hassell Bullock — Job

M. Daniel Caroll R. — Amos

D.A. Carson — John; Articles: The Bible and Theology, A Biblical-Theological Overview of the Bible, Sonship

Graham A. Cole — Article: Love and Grace

John D. Currid — 1-2 Samuel

Stephen G. Dempster — Deuteronomy

Jason S. DeRouchie — Zephaniah

Kevin DeYoung — Article: Sin

Iain M. Duguid — Jeremiah

Daniel J. Estes —Article: Wisdom

Buist M. Fanning — Hebrews

Robert S. Fyall — Ezra, Nehemiah

David E. Garland — Colossians, Philemon

Simon J. Gathercole — Philippians

Greg D. Gilbert Article: The Gospel

James M. Hamilton Jr. — Article: The Glory of God

Dana M. Harris — Article: Priest

Murray J. Harris — 2 Corinthians

Richard S. Hess — Genesis, Joshua, Song of Songs

Andrew E. Hill — Malachi

David M., Jr. Howard — Psalms

Robert L. Hubbard — Ruth, 1 Kings

Karen H. Jobes — Esther, 1 Peter

Philip S. Johnston — Article: Death and Resurrection

Timothy Keller — Articles: The Story of the Bible: How the Good News About Jesus Is Central, Shalom

Andreas J. Köstenberger — Article: Mission

Colin G. Kruse — 1-2 John

Te-Li Lau — Ephesians

V. Philips Long — Nahum

Tremper Longman III — Daniel

Frederick J. Mabie — 1-2 Chronicles

Elmer A. Martens — Habakkuk

Douglas J. Moo — Romans, James, 2 Peter, Jude; Article: The Consummation

Christopher W. Morgan — Article: Wrath

Andrew David Naselli — John, 2 Peter, Jude; Article: Holiness

John N. Oswalt — Isaiah

David W. Pao — Luke

David G. Peterson — Article: Worship

Donna Lee Petter — Ezekiel

Anthony R. Petterson — Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah

David J. Reimer — Lamentations

Brian S. Rosner — Article: Justice

Eckhard J. Schnabel — 1 Corinthians

Moisés Silva — Article: People of God

Jay A. Sklar — Numbers; Article: Sacrifice

Michael K. Snearly — Psalms

Sam Storms — Article: Prophets and Prophecy

Mark L. Strauss — Acts

Douglas K. Stuart — Hosea

Brian J. Tabb — Revelation

Bruce K. Waltke — Proverbs, Micah

Rikk E. Watts — Mark

Jeffrey A.D.  Weima — 1-2 Thessalonians

Stephen Westerholm — Galatians

Paul R. Williamson — Exodus; Article: Covenant

Thomas R. Wood — Article: Exile and Exodus

Robert W. Yarbrough — 1-2 Timothy, Titus

K. Lawson Younger, Jr. — Judges