Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – 2 Samuel – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE SECOND BOOK OF SAMUEL, OTHERWISE CALLED THE SECOND BOOK OF THE KINGS. Commentary by Robert Jamieson   CHAPTER 1 2Sa 1:1-16. An Amalekite Brings Tidings of Saul's Death. 1. David had abode two days in Ziklag--Though greatly reduced by the Amalekite incendiaries, that town was not so completely sacked…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – 1 Kings – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE FIRST BOOK OF THE KINGS, COMMONLY CALLED THE THIRD BOOK OF THE KINGS. Commentary by Robert Jamieson   CHAPTER 1 1Ki 1:1-4. Abishag Cherishes David in His Extreme Age. 1, 2. Now king David was old--He was in the seventieth year of his age (2Sa 5:4, 5). But the…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – 2 Kings – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE SECOND BOOK OF THE KINGS, COMMONLY CALLED THE FOURTH BOOK OF THE KINGS. Commentary by Robert Jamieson   CHAPTER 1 2Ki 1:1. Moab Rebels. 1. Then Moab rebelled--Subdued by David (2Sa 8:2), they had, in the partition of Israel and Judah, fallen to the share of the former kingdom.…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – 1 Chronicles – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE FIRST BOOK OF THE CHRONICLES. Commentary by Robert Jamieson   CHAPTER 1 1Ch 1:1-23. Adam's Line to Noah. 1. Adam, &"Begat" must be understood. Only that one member of the family is mentioned, who came in the direct order of succession. 4-23. Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth--The three sons…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – 2 Chronicles – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CHRONICLES. Commentary by Robert Jamieson   CHAPTER 1 2Ch 1:1-6. Solemn Offering of Solomon at Gibeon. 2-5. Then Solomon spake unto all Israel--The heads, or leading officers, who are afterwards specified, were summoned to attend their sovereign in a solemn religious procession. The date of…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Ezra – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF EZRA Commentary by Robert Jamieson   CHAPTER 1 Ezr 1:1-6. Proclamation of Cyrus for Building the Temple. 1. in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia--The Persian empire, including Persia, Media, Babylonia, and Chaldea, with many smaller dependencies, was founded by Cyrus, 536 . that the…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Nehemiah – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF NEHEMIAH Commentary by Robert Jamieson   CHAPTER 1 Ne 1:1-3. Nehemiah, Understanding by Hanani the Afflicted State of Jerusalem, Mourns, Fasts, and Prays. 1. Nehemiah the son of Hachaliah--This eminently pious and patriotic Jew is to be carefully distinguished from two other persons of the same name--one…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Esther – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF ESTHER Commentary by Robert Jamieson   CHAPTER 1 Es 1:1-22. Ahasuerus Makes Royal Feasts. 1. Ahasuerus--It is now generally agreed among learned men that the Ahasuerus mentioned in this episode is the Xerxes who figures in Grecian history. 3. made a feast unto all his princes and…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Job – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF JOB Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION Job a Real has been supposed by some that the book of Job is an allegory, not a real narrative, on account of the artificial character of many of its statements. Thus the sacred numbers, three and seven, often…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Psalms – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF PSALMS Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION The Hebrew title of this book is Tehilim ("praises" or "hymns"), for a leading feature in its contents is praise, though the word occurs in the title of only one Psalm (the hundred forty-fifth). The Greek title (in the…
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