Biblical Hebrew Poetry Resources

Alter, Robert.  The Art of Biblical Poetry. Revised and Updated; New York: Basic Books, 2011.

Berlin, Adele.  The Dynamics of Biblical Parallelism.  Revised and Expanded.  Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2008.

Bullock, C. Hassell. An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books.  Revised and expanded. Chicago, IL: Moody, 1988.

Chisholm, Robert B. From Exegesis to Exposition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1998.

Fokkelman, J. P.  Reading Biblical Poetry: An Introductory Guide.  Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001.

Futato, Mark D., and David M. Howard.  Interpreting the Psalms: An Exegetical Handbook.  Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2007.

Kugel, James L.  The Idea of Biblical Poetry: Parallelism and Its History.  London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981, 1998.

Longman, Tremper, III.  How to Read the Psalms.  Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1988.

Longman, Tremper, III, and Peter Enns , eds.  Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings. IVP Bible Dictionary series.  Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2008.

Petersen, David L. and Kent Harold Richards. Interpreting Hebrew Poetry. Ed. Gene M. Tucker; Guides to Biblical Scholarship. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1992.

Ryken, Leland.  Words of Delight: A Literary Introduction to the Bible.  2nd ed.  Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1992.

Schökel, Luis Alonso.  A Manual of Hebrew PoeticsSubsidia Biblica 11; Rome: Editrice Pontificio Istituto Biblico, 2000.

Watson, Wilfred G.  Classical Hebrew Poetry: A Guide to Its Techniques.  JSOTSup 26; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1985.