BBR Supplements Series

Founded in 2007, the mission of this series is to publish and make available affordable volumes of the best of biblical scholarship, within the spirit of the Institute for Biblical Research.

The Editor for the BBRSup is Richard S. Hess and the Associate Editor is Cynthia Westfall.

The Editorial Board consists of:

  • Leslie C. Allen
  • Donald A. Carson
  • Bruce K. Waltke

The following volumes are available from Eisenbrauns:

Recent Volumes

Book coverDeath and Divine Judgment in Ecclesiastes by Kumiko Takeuchi. BBRSupplement 26. University Park: Eisenbrauns, 2019.

Book coverYou Shall Know that I Am Yahweh: An Inner-Biblical Interpretation of Ezekiel’s Recognition Formula by John F. Evans. BBRSupplement 25. University Park: Eisenbrauns, 2019.

Book coverThe Law’s Universal Condemning and Enslaving Power: Reading Paul, the Old Testament, and Second Temple Jewish Literature by Bryan Blazosky. BBRSupplement 24. University Park: Eisenbrauns, 2019.

Book coverA New Look at Atonement in Leviticus: The Meaning and Purpose of kipper Revisited by James Greenberg. BBRSupplement 23. University Park: Eisenbrauns, 2019.

Book coverSigns of Continuity: The Function of Miracles in Jesus and Paul by Greg Rhodea. BBRSupplement 22. University Park: Eisenbrauns, 2019.

Book cover“I Will Walk Among You:” The Rhetorical Function of Allusion to Genesis 1-3 in the Book of Leviticus by G. Geoffrey Harper. BBRSupplement 21. University Park: Eisenbrauns, 2018. 978-1-57506-973-9.

Poor and Rich in James: A Relevance Theory Approach to James’s Use of the Old Testament by Nelson R. Morales. BBRSupplement 20. University Park: Eisenbrauns, 2018. 978-1-57506-782-7.

Bearing Yhwh’s Name at Sinai: A Reexamination of the Name Command of the Decalogue by Carmen Joy Imes. BBRSupplement 19. University Park: Eisenbrauns, 2018. 978-1-57506-772-8.  

Trees and Kings: A Comparative Analysis of Tree Imagery in Israel’s Prophetic Tradition and the Ancient Near East by William R. Osborne. BBRSupplement 18. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2018. 978-1-57506-750-6.

Making Sense of the Divine Name in Exodus: From Etymology to Literary Onomastics by Austin Surls. BBR Supplement 17. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2017. 978-1-57506-483-3.

Hope for a Tender Sprig: Jehoiachin in Biblical Theology by Matthew H. Patton. BBR Supplement 16. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2017. 978-1-57506-477-2. 

Other Volumes

Bridging the Gap Gerald A. Klingbeil, Bridging the Gap: Ritual and Ritual Texts in the Bible. Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplements 1. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2007.


War in the Bible and Terrorism in the Twenty-First CenturyElmer Martens and R. Hess, ed., War in the Bible and Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century. Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplements 2. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2008.


Critical Issues in Early Israelite HistoryGerald A. Klingbeil, Paul Ray, and R. Hess, ed., Critical Isues in Early Israelite History. Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplements 3. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2008.


Knut M. Heim, Poetic Imagination in Proverbs: Variant Repetitions and the Nature of Poetry.  Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplements 4.  Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns.


Michael H. Burer, Divine Sabbath Work.  Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplements 5.  Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2012.


Ralph K. Hawkins, The Iron Age I Structure on Mt. Ebal: Excavation and Interpretation.  Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplements 6.  Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2012. (


Daniel D. Lowery, Toward a Poetics of Genesis 1-11: Reading Genesis 4:17-22 in Its Ancient Near Eastern Background.  Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplements 7.  Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns.


Joshua G. Mathews, Melchizedek's Alternative Priestly Order: A Compositional Analysis of Genesis 14:18-20 and Its Echoes Throughout the Tanak. Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplements 8. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2013.(purchase here)


Bryan C. Babcock, Sacred Ritual: A Study of the West Semitic Ritual Calendars in Leviticus 23 and the Akkadian Text Emar 446. BBR Supplement 9. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2014.


M. Daniel Carroll R. and J. Blair Wilgus, eds. Wrestling with the Violence of God: Soundings in the Old Testament. BBR Supplement 10. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2015.


Gary C. Hoag.Wealth in Ancient Ephesus and the First Letter to Timothy: Fresh Insights from Ephesiaca by Xenophon of Ephesus. BBR Supplement 11. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2015.


R. Gregory Jenks.Paul and His Mortality: Imitating Christ in the Face of Death. BBR Supplement 12. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2015.

James K. Hoffmeier, Alan R. Millard, and Gary A. Rendsburg, eds. "Did I Not Bring Israel Out of Egypt?": Biblical, Archaeological, and Egyptological Perspectives on the Exodus Narratives. BBR Supplement 13. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2016.

Daniel Y. Wu. Honor, Shame, and Guilt: Social-Scientific Approaches to the Book of Ezekiel. BBR Supplement 14. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2016.

Dillon T. Thornton. Hostility in the House of God. An Investigation of the Opponents in 1 and 2 Timothy. BBR Supplement 15. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2016.