- Professor Emeritus of Old Testament and Semitic Languages, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
- PhD in Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Literatures, The Dropsie University
- Specializes in biblical maps, geography, and cultures
Moody Press (including the Ryrie Study Bible), 1986, 1991, 2002.
Zondervan Publishing House (including the NIV Study Bible; the Zondervan New American Standard Bible; and the Zondervan New Revised Standard Version), 1987, 1989, 1990, 2009, 2011.
B. B. Kirkbride Bible Company (Thompson Chain-Reference Bible), 1989, 1991.
Tyndale House Publishers (including the NLT Study Bible and the Life Application Study Bible), 1996, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2015, 2016.
Holman Bible Publishers (including the Holman Illustrated Study Bible and the Christian Standard Bible), 2006, 2017.
Crossway Bibles (including the ESV Study Bible), 2007, 2008.
Thomas Nelson Publishers (The Nelson Study Bible), 2008.
Bible Truth Publishers (J. N. Darby Translation), 2016.
Schuyler Publishers (all versions), 2016–.