Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Commentary is a commentary that breaks the commentary mold. From conception to final production, it has been planned and developed for people who are not typical commentary users—ordinary Bible readers and students, Sunday school teachers, and Bible study leaders. This book does have scholarship too—more than forty evangelical scholars have contributed to its contents. But it offers much more. It is brief yet complete, with verse-by-verse annotations on the whole Bible in less than 2,000 pages. It is at the same time clear and relevant, speaking to issues people face in their daily lives today. Perhaps most conspicuously it is attractive and appealing, with one or more interesting features on almost every two-page spread.