Evangelical in viewpoint, the Expositor's Bible Commentary discusses current theological and critical issues using the NIV text. This volume is characterized by the same careful exegesis and clarity that mark previous volumes. Contains R.D. Patterson and Hermann J. Austel on 1 & 2 Kings, J. Barton Payne on 1 & 2 Chronicles, Edwin Yamauchi on Ezra & Nehemiah, F.B. Huey Jr. on Esther, and Elmer Smick on Job.