The only exceptions outside the apocrypha are jdg for judges and phm for philemon. Use of bible addresses commentary using a testimony of jesus christ. In addition to the 39 books of the hebrew bible, protestant christians also include the 27 books of the new testament in their bibles. List of watch tower society publications wikipedia. Books of the bible in german and english learn religions. Guide to bible book abbreviation bible study tools. Ch on the right, ch on the left, and u r you are in the middle. Sbl bible book abbreviations by faith we understand. Mary kate comment the focus of this bible game is to help students learn bible book abbreviations, and how to find and identify scriptures. The english names are from the septuagint and vulgate translations. These are the standard abbreviations, but swordsearcher understands over 2,000 forms of book names and abbreviations. This abbreviation system was designed to help keep consistency in abbreviations used on this website. What is the abbreviation for jeremiah book of the bible. It is easy to remember because all abbreviations are only three letters, and in most cases it is the first three letters of the book name.
It is an aid to finding cross references between two longstanding standards of biblical literature. Learn the old testament terms books abbreviations with free interactive flashcards. This bible index has links to all chapters of the bible. While the hebrew bible and the protestant old testament include the same parts in slightly different arrangements, roman catholic versions of the old testament also include works listed here. Common abbreviations for books of the bible turabian new testament nt search this website search. Abbreviations for biblical books and nonbiblical literature jump to the definitions for sn,tn,tc click here list of abbreviations for the net bible footnotes about us. You could find here extra resources about abbreviation for months. Note that other abbreviations for bible books are also in use. This list is based on catechism of the catholic church. Abbreviations bibleworks bible software with greek. The abbreviations are usually just the books first three letters. Book name abbreviations to check the abbreviated book names bibleworks uses in the program. Choose from 500 different sets of the old testament terms books abbreviations flashcards on quizlet. The following abbreviations and spelled forms are commonly used for parts of the bible bib.
Find out what is the most common shorthand of jeremiah book of the bible on abbreviations. The lord, the god of your ancestors, the god of abraham, the god of isaac, and the god of jacob, has sent me to you. The organizations international writing, artwork, translation, and printery workforce are all baptized jehovahs witnesses. Abbreviations for genesis, exodus, chronicles, psalms, provers, and more. Scott j shifferd 0 comments according to the sbl handbook of style, the abbreviations for books of the bible, deuterocanonical books, and the dead sea scrolls are not marked with periods. The catholic church and eastern christian churches also hold that certain deuterocanonical books and passages are part of the old testament canon.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Alq ancient library of qumran cross ane condensation of anepanet pritchard anep ancient near east in pictures pritchard anet ancient near east texts pritchard aots archaeology and old testament studies ba biblical archaeologist ba wrights biblical archaeology bane the bible and the ancient near east. Common abbreviations of the books of the bible common. Bible addresses which employ abbreviated book names have been converted to use the standardized book abbreviations above. See whats new in logos 8 explore all features schedule a demo howtos. This list is a complement to the list in books of the latin vulgate. Abbreviations of books of the bible translate this page to another language of your choice. Abbreviations for books in the bible are not standardized. Information taken from publication manual of the american psychological association, 6th ed. The webs largest and most authoritative acronyms and abbreviations resource. Now, when you export passages from bibleworks, they will come automatically tagged with the reference using sbl abbreviations. The second part is the new testament, containing 27 books. And, just like the hebrew bible, the new testament owns many names, including the christian bible as well as the greek bible, because all of the documents are written in greek.
The hebrew names are taken from the first line of each book in the original hebrew. Lists of books in various bibles tanakh hebrew bible law or pentateuch. These abbreviations, or their userdefined aliases, must be used to specify references to look up. The society of biblical literature has a series of standard abbreviations for bible books. To define your own aliases for these abbreviations, see the options window book names tab.
They correspond to genesis, exodus, leviticus, numbers, and deuteronomy in english. Following are the standardized abbreviations swordsearcher uses for the books of the bible. On the names of bible books are usually not abbreviated. Wellknown books such as the bible do not need to be included on the reference page, unless a professor requires you to do so. Common abbreviations of the books of the bible old testament books.
The following table lists in alphabetical order the names of each of the books of the bible and its corresponding shortest abbreviation. Simply christians bible study bible book abbreviations index. Common abbreviations for books of the bible chicago. The most popular abbreviation for the books of the bible is. The new world translation study edition nwt study bible. For a first parenthetical citation, identify the version of the bible. While the hebrew bible and the protestant old testament include the same parts in slightly different arrangements, roman catholic versions of the old testament also include works listed here as apocrypha. April 7, 2011 bible software, ntscholarship, tech 2 comments. For example first thessalonians chapter five verses twelve to twentytwo would most commonly be written. Zephaniah was a prophet of god, sent to help gods people tribe of judah towards spiritual revival.
Browse and search thousands of bible abbreviations and acronyms in our comprehensive reference resource. An introduction to gods word foreword table of the books of the bible abbreviations used in footnotes appendix a appendix b appendix c. Memorize the order of the books of the bible with these handy memory tools. The watch tower bible and tract society produces religious literature primarily for use by jehovahs witnesses. I particularly appreciate the fact that they do away with the unnecessary period.371 583 566 48 394 389 897 1142 512 243 596 824 1651 425 1001 1634 1102 1274 1291 861 1177 886 817 1661 843 834 897 1183 1013 1309 720 847 1331 1245 250 735 677 713 446 149 803 315 321 566 1164 618