Since i go to a christian college, the bible is a required textbook for most of my classes i often use it as a resource, which means i have to include it on any references pages in my paper i have several different bibles from the zondervan spring collection luckily for me, they're all niv, so the citation is the. This article will cover the details of the american psychological association (apa) bible citation style the bible is classified as a classical work together with the quran. For citations that have 6 or more authors, cite the surname of the first author followed by “et al” in text, as if you had already named the authors: eg (arden et al, 2012) when citing the bible in-text, spell out the full version the first time you use it (see pp 171-174 of your apa manual), and then omit it in future citations. 1 chicago format: citing biblical sources in chicago style (footnotes in short form) this handout provides sample citations for the most frequently used biblical sources for full details on chicago style, see the chicago manual of style (cms) in the clark library reference collection (z253 u69 2003) or. Frequently asked questions and faqs for the king james bible online.
How to cite the bible in apa (recorded with. Apa style parenthetical citations: • for your first citation, identify the version which you used example: (john 3:16 new revised standard version) • as part of a sentence: example: in a sentence: in psalm 36:1 (new jerusalem bible), david • after this, only include the scripture reference, unless you switch versions. Know how to do your first in-text citation with apa style, the first in-text reference to a particular scripture should include the book, chapter and verse, followed by the version of the bible it was taken from for example: in the same way, let your good.
When you are writing a paper and using the american psychological association's style guide, you may run into difficulties with some citations citing most books is fairly straightforward, but the bible and similar books can be quite another story trying to provide an author for this particular work might prove. Uniform title: bible english authorized title: the holy bible, containing the old and new testaments, king james version published: new york: american bible society: 1999 physical details: 1046 p isbn: 1-58734-110- 7 citation: the holy bible, king james version new york: american bible society:. Cite the reference in parentheses at the end of the sentence - use abbreviations for the books print citing in apa in-text citations: - in the first citation in the text, identify the version of the bible that is used example: in psalm 46:1 (new jerusalem bible), david declares that god is his “refuge and strength, an ever- present. How to cite the bible the bible, unlike other sources, often has its own special citing needs given below are the guidelines on how to cite the bible using the three main styles: turabian, mla, and apa about underlining unlike other books, the bible is never underlined, italicized, or put in quotation marks it.
Our citation guides provide detailed information about all types of sources in mla , apa, chicago and turabian styles if required by your instructor, you can add annotations to your citations just select add annotation while finalizing your citation you can always edit a citation as well remember to evaluate your sources for. O author formatting o organizing a reference list • apa citation examples of source types, including: o popular and scholarly sources o audiovisual media • tips and apa provides citation formats for many different source types found on the web, such as the bible extols the virtues of love “love is patient, love is kind.
For general recommendations and a comparison of the three major style citations for internet sources see the purdue online writing lab: edu/owl/resource/949/01/ would you like to link to a single net bible verse from your site use this format:.
This handout gives basic information on citing scripture according to the mla chicago/turabian, and apa formats although this handout focuses mainly on citing the bible and the book of mormon, the guidelines provided apply generally to religious works (eg, the qur'an or bhagavad gita) with chapters and verses, or. To refer to the apa manual when formatting your assignments to find advanced formatting information while the apa manual requires parenthetical citations ( as opposed to footnote or endnote citations), it does abbreviations for books of the bible may be used within a citation, but not within the text. A brief tutorial on citing the bible in mla, apa, chicago, and sbl. Commonly-asked apa questions citing online journal articles bible (1 cor 13: 1, revised standard version) only list the version in your first bible reference, unless you switch versions don't include the bible in your references list ( publication manual of the apa 3100) personal interview, email or.