Commentary (Account)
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Commentary [Heb. miḏrāš] (2 Ch. 24:27);AV, NEB, STORY (cf. 13:22). These are the only two OT uses of the Hebrew term, each indicating one of the Chronicler’s sources (see Chronicles, Books of, V.B.), probably didactic elaborations of more strictly historical accounts.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COMMENTARY<kom’-en-ta-ri> ([מִדְרָשׁ‎, midhrash], “an investigation,” from [דָּרַשׁ‎, darash], “to search,” “inquire,” “explore”; the King James Version “story”): “The commentary of the prophet Iddo” (2 Chronicles 13:22), “the commentary of the book of the kings” (2 Chronicles 24:27).
The Lutheran Cyclopedia
Commentaries, Lutheran
Commentaries, Lutheran, had their rise in Luther’s early lectures on the Psalms. His works from these early annotations, through the comments on the minor prophets, the powerful exegetic-dogmatic exposition of Galatians, remarks on the gospels, to the ripe and full work on Genesis, contain much, which
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
COMMENTARY, komʹen-ta-ri (מִדְרָשׁ‎, midhrāsh, “an investigation,” from דָּרַשׁ‎, dārash, “to search,” “inquire,” “explore”; AV “story”): “The c. of the prophet Iddo” (2 Ch 13:22), “the c. of the book of the kings” (24:27). In these passages the word is not used exactly in its modern sense. The Heb term