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Commentaries on Zephaniah
Bennett, T. Miles – Books of Nahum & Zephaniah Buy (Baker, 1968) 102 pp.
‘Contains an excellent treatment of the historical sections of these books. Amillennial.’ – Cyril J. Barber
Young, E.J. – ‘Zephaniah’ in ed. Carl Henry, The Biblical Expositor: The Living Theme of the Great Book with General & Introductory Essays & Exposition, 1 vol. ed. (1960; A.J. Holman, 1973), pp. 736-44
This little known commentary set by leading evangelicals (many of which were reformed) is brief (think airplane view) but helpful.
Luther, Martin – ‘Lectures on Zephaniah’ in Lectures on the Minor Prophets, vol. 1 in Luther’s Works ed. Hilton C. Oswald (Concordia, 1973), pp. 319-66
Douglas, George – The Six Intermediate Minor Prophets: Zephaniah in Hand-Books for Bible Classes, eds. Dods & Whyte
Douglas (1826-1904) was a Hebraist in the Free Church of Scotland, having studied under Thomas Chalmers and came to be a Principle of the Free Church College. “He was a scholarly conservative, skeptical of higher critical views.” – DoSCH&T
Hengstenberg, E.W. – ‘Messianic Predictions in Zephaniah’ in The Christology of the Old Testament (1856), vol. 2, pp. 355-60
The Early Church on Zephaniah
Ferreiro, Alberto – Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: The Twelve Prophets Buy
Coggins, Richard & Jin H. Han – Six [Last] Minor Prophets Through the Centuries (Blackwell, 2011) 290 pp.
Jerome (c. 342–347 – 420)
Theodore of Mopsuestia – ‘Commentary on the Prophet Zephaniah’ in Commentary on the Twelve Prophets trans. Robert C. Hill in Fathers of the Church (Catholic University of America Press, 2004), pp. 286-305
Theodore (c. 350 – 428)
Cyril of Alexandria – ‘Commentary on the Prophet Zephaniah’ in Commentary on the Twelve Prophets, 3 vols. trans. Robert C. Hill in Fathers of the Church (Catholic University of America Press, 2007), vol. 3, pp. 5-60
Cyril (c. 376 – 444)
Theodoret of Cyrus – Commentary on the Twelve Prophets Ref (Holy Cross Orthodox Press, 2006) 378 pp.
Theodoret (c. 393 – c. 458/466)
Rashi – On Zephaniah at Patristic Bible Commentary
On Chapters on Zephaniah