George H. Guthrie

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Dr. George Howard Guthrie (b. July 24, 1959 in Memphis, TN) is the Benjamin W. Perry Professor of Bible at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. Guthrie holds a Ph.D. in New Testament Studies and is considered to be one of the premier authorities in the United States on the Book of Hebrews in the New Testament.[1]. He has authored numerous articles and eight books.



  • "Read the Bible for Life: Your Guide to Understanding & Living God's Word (Paperback), Broadman & Holman (January 1, 2011).
  • Contributor to section on Hebrews in Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament (Hardcover), Baker Academic (November 1, 2007), ISBN 0-8010-2693-8, ISBN 978-0-8010-2693-5.
  • section on Hebrews for the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. This book was awarded the Evangelical Christian Publisher’s Association Gold Medallion for Reference Works and Commentaries.
  • The Structure of Hebrews: A Textlinguistic Analysis, (Supplements to Novum Testamentum, 73. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1994); republished by Baker Books in 1998.
  • Biblical Greek Exegesis (Co-author J. Scott Duvall, Zondervan).
  • NIV Application Commentary: Hebrews
  • Hebrews: NIV Application Commentary, Zondervan Publishing House (Dec. 1998).
  • The Holman Guide to Interpreting the Bible (Co-authored with David S. Dockery), Zondervan Publishing House (May 2004).

Translation Projects[edit]

  • The New Living Translation
  • consultant to the Holman Christian Standard Bible, New Century Version and the English Standard Version.

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