Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi

Here is a list of commentaries that can be borrowed at archive.org. Commentaries that are most likely to be useful for expository preaching are marked with an asterisk (*). Commentaries that make use of historical criticism are marked “Critical.” Commentaries that are evangelical and generally avoid historical criticism are marked “Evangelical.”

Hosea

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

*Hosea: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (The Anchor Bible) by Andersen, Francis I. and Freedman, David Noel  (1980) (Critical) (Technical)

The Eighth Century Prophets : Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Micah (Proclamation Commentaries) by Anderson, Bernhard W. (1978) (Critical)

Grace Abounding : a commentary on the Book of Hosea (International Theological Commentary) by Beeby, H. D. (1989) (Evangelical)

Twelve Prophets, Volume 1 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

*Love to the Loveless: The Message of Hosea (The Bible Speaks Today) by Kidner, Derek (1981) (Evangelical)

Amos, Hosea, Micah : an archaeological commentary by King, Philip J. (1988) (Critical)

Hosea: a commentary (The Old Testament Library) by Mays, James Luther (1969) (Critical)

Hosea : a theological commentary by Ward, James Merrill (1966) (Critical)

Amos, Hosea, Micah : with an introduction to classical prophecy (Old Testament Message) by Vawter, Bruce (1981) (Critical)

*Hosea : a commentary on the book of the Prophet Hosea (Hermeneia) by Wolff, Hans Walter (1974) (Critical) (Technical)

Joel

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

*Twelve Prophets, Volume 1 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

*Joel and Amos : an introduction and commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries) by Hubbard, David Allan (1989) (Evangelical)

Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (Layman’s Bible Book Commentary) by Smith, Billy K. (1982)(Critical)

*Joel and Amos : a commentary on the books of the Prophets Joel and Amos (Hermeneia) by Wolff, Hans Walter (1977) (Critical) (Technical)

The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah (The Cambridge Bible Commentary) by Watts, John D. W. (1975) (Critical)

Amos

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

  *Amos : a new translation with introduction and commentary by Andersen, Francis I.; Freedman, David Noel (1989) (Critical) (Technical)

The Eighth Century Prophets : Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Micah (Proclamation Commentaries) by Anderson, Bernhard W. (1978) (Critical)

Twelve Prophets, Volume 1 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

Amos (Bible Study Commentary) by Garland, D. David (1966) (Evangelical)

*Joel and Amos : an introduction and commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries) by Hubbard, David Allan (1989) (Evangelical.)

Amos, Hosea, Micah : an archaeological commentary by King, Philip J. (1988) (Critical)

*Amos: a commentary (The Old Testament Library) by Mays, James Luther (1969) (Critical)

Amos : a commentary on the book of Amos (Hermeneia) by Paul, Shalom M. (1991) (Critical) (Technical)

Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (Layman’s Bible Book Commentary) by Smith, Billy K. (1982) (Critical)

Amos, Hosea, Micah : with an introduction to classical prophecy (Old Testament Message) by Vawter, Bruce (1981) (Critical)

*Joel and Amos : a commentary on the books of the Prophets Joel and Amos (Hermeneia) by Wolff, Hans Walter (1977) (Critical) (Technical)

Obadiah

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

Obadiah through Malachi by Brown, William P. (1996) (Critical)

Israel among the Nations : a commentary on the Books of Nahum, Obadiah and Esther (International Theological Commentary) by Coggins, R. J. (1985) (Critical)

Twelve prophets, Volume 1 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (Layman’s Bible Book Commentary) by Smith, Billy K. (1982) (Critical)

The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah (The Cambridge Bible Commentary) by Watts, John D. W. (1975) (Critical)

Jonah

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

Obadiah through Malachi by Brown, William P. (1996) (Critical)

Esther, Judith, Tobit, Jonah, Ruth (Old Testament Message) by Craghan, John F. (1982) (Critical)

Twelve Prophets, Volume 1 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (Layman’s Bible Book Commentary) by Smith, Billy K. (1982) (Critical)

The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah (The Cambridge Bible Commentary) by Watts, John D. W. (1975) (Critical)

Micah

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

Justice and Loyalty : a commentary on the Book of Micah (International Theological Commentary) by Alfaro, Juan I. (1989) (Critical)

The Eighth Century Prophets : Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Micah (Proclamation Commentaries) by Anderson, Bernhard W. (1978) (Critical)

Obadiah through Malachi by Brown, William P. (1996) (Critical)

Twelve Prophets, Volume 2 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

Micah : a commentary on the book of the Prophet Micah by Hillers, Delbert R. (1984) (Critical) (Technical)

Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Layman’s Bible Book Commentary) by Kelley, Page H. (1984) (Critical)

Amos, Hosea, Micah : an archaeological commentary by King, Philip J. (1988) (Critical)

Micah : a commentary (The Old Testament Library) by Mays, James Luther (1976) (Critical)

Amos, Hosea, Micah : with an introduction to classical prophecy (Old Testament Message) by Vawter, Bruce (1981) (Critical)

Micah the Prophet by Wolff, Hans Walter (1981) (Critical)

Nahum

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

*Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah : an introduction and commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries) by Baker, David W. (David Weston) (1988) (Evangelical)

Jeremiah 26-52, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Nahum (Old Testament Message) by Boadt, Lawrence (1982) (Critical)

Obadiah through Malachi by Brown, William P. (1996) (Critical)

Israel among the Nations : a commentary on the Books of Nahum, Obadiah and Esther (International Theological Commentary) by Coggins, R. J. (1985) (Critical)

Twelve Prophets, Volume 2 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

Nahum, Zephaniah, Habakkuk: minor prophets of the seventh century B.C. by Freeman, Hobart E. (1973) (Evangelical)

Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Layman’s Bible Book Commentary) by Kelley, Page H. (1984) (Critical)

The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah (The Cambridge Bible Commentary) by Watts, John D. W. (1975) (Critical)

Habakkuk

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

*Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah : an introduction and commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries) by Baker, David W. (David Weston) (1988) (Evangelical)

Habakkuk and Zephaniah (Everyman’s Bible Commentary) by Barber, Cyril J. (1985) (Evangelical)

Jeremiah 26-52, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Nahum (Old Testament Message) by Boadt, Lawrence (1982) (Critical)

Obadiah through Malachi by Brown, William P. (1996) (Critical)

Twelve Prophets, Volume 2 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

Wrath and Mercy : a commentary on the books of Habakkuk and Zephaniah (International Theological Commentary) by Eszenyei Szeles, Maria (1987) (Critical)

Nahum, Zephaniah, Habakkuk; minor prophets of the seventh century B.C. by Freeman, Hobart E. (1973) (Evangelical)

Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Layman’s Bible Book Commentary) by Kelley, Page H. (1984) (Critical)

The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah (The Cambridge Bible Commentary) by Watts, John D. W. (1975) (Critical)

Zephaniah

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah : an introduction and commentary (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries) by Baker, David W. (David Weston) (1988) (Evangelical)

Habakkuk and Zephaniah (Everyman’s Bible Commentary) by Barber, Cyril J. (1985) (Evangelical)

Jeremiah 26-52, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Nahum (Old Testament Message) by Boadt, Lawrence (1982) (Critical)

Obadiah through Malachi by Brown, William P. (1996) (Critical)

Twelve Prophets, Volume 2 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

Wrath and Mercy : a commentary on the books of Habakkuk and Zephaniah (International Theological Commentary) by Eszenyei Szeles, Maria (1987) (Critical)

Nahum, Zephaniah, Habakkuk; minor prophets of the seventh century B.C. by Freeman, Hobart E. (1973) (Evangelical)

Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Layman’s Bible Book Commentary) by Kelley, Page H. (1984) (Critical)

*Zephaniah : a commentary (Hermeneia) by Sweeney, Marvin A. (Marvin Alan) (2003) (Critical) (Technical)

The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah (The Cambridge Bible Commentary) by Watts, John D. W. (1975) (Critical)

Haggai

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

Obadiah through Malachi by Brown, William P. (1996) (Critical)

Twelve Prophets, Volume 2 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Layman’s Bible Book Commentary) by Kelley, Page H. (1984) (Critical)

The Books of Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi (The Cambridge Bible Commentary) by Mason, Rex (1977) (Critical)

*Haggai, Zechariah 1-8 : a new translation with introduction and commentary (The Anchor Bible) by Meyers, Carol L.; Meyers, Eric M. (1987) (Critical) (Technical)

Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi (The New Century Bible) by Redditt, Paul L. (1995) (Critical)

Zechariah

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

Obadiah through Malachi by Brown, William P. (1996) (Critical)

Twelve Prophets, Volume 2 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Layman’s Bible Book Commentary) by Kelley, Page H. (1984) (Critical)

The Books of Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi (The Cambridge Bible Commentary) by Mason, Rex (1977) (Critical)

*Haggai, Zechariah 1-8 : a new translation with introduction and commentary (The Anchor Bible) by Meyers, Carol L.; Meyers, Eric M. (1987) (Critical) (Technical)

Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi (The New Century Bible) by Redditt, Paul L. (1995) (Critical)

Malachi

The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 6: Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, the Twelve Prophets (1951) (Critical)

Obadiah through Malachi by Brown, William P. (1996) (Critical)

Twelve Prophets, Volume 2 (Daily Study Bible) by Craigie, Peter C. (1984) (Evangelical)

Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Layman’s Bible Book Commentary) by Kelley, Page H. (1984)v(Critical)

The Books of Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi (The Cambridge Bible Commentary) by Mason, Rex (1977) (Critical)

Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi (The New Century Bible) by Redditt, Paul L. (1995) (Critical)