The Book of Genesis Chapters 1-17 (New International Commentary on the Old Testament) by Victor P. Hamilton. $32.16. Author: Victor P. Hamilton. Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (August 4, 2010). 540 pages
We have often heard statements such as “War is hell” or “I went through hell.” These expressions are, of course, not taken literally. Rather, they reflect our tendency to use the word hell as a descriptive term for the most ghastly human experience possible. Yet no human experience in this world is actually comparable to hell.