With mla style, you need to cite the bible two ways: in the text of your paper on your works cited page in text (parenthetical references) the first time you borrow from the bible, include the element that begins the entry in your works cited list -- usually the title of the version, abbreviated name of the book,. Information taken from mla handbook for writers of research papers, 7th ed, 2009, sections 648, 771, and 562 chicago/turabian style general guidelines: • if you include the name of a book of the bible in a sentence in your paper, do not italicize, underline, or abbreviate the title example: matthew is the first book. Further examples of correct and incorrect citations are listed in sblhs 82 in study bibles such as the harpercollins study bibleor the new oxford annotated bible, special articles and the notes (usually at the bottom of the page) are not part of the biblical text study notes are written by authors or editors whose names are. Examples: esv study bible english standard version, crossway, 2011 holy bible king james version, reference ed, thru the bible radio, 1976 new international version for a first parenthetical citation to a particular version, cite the element that begins the work cited entry (usually the title of the. The three main methods of reference citation, modern language association, american psychological association and chicago style, all dictate specific rules the seventh edition of the mla handbook for writers of research papers dictates that standard versions of the bible and general terms, like bible, old.
Mla format the bible, books within it, versions of it, and other sacred writings are the exceptions to the rule: these are books you do not underline or italicize ( new testament, not new testament koran, not koran) inside the paper, when quoting directly from the bible, offer parenthetical citations: not author and page ( god. To be made up of: book of the bible chapter: verse holy bible (not in italics) version of the holy bible in-text citation: the beatitudes (matthew 5:3-12) reference list: matthew 5:3-12, holy bible: king james version referencing guides more referencing information can be found in ioe libguides: referencing. When you refer to whole chapters/whole books of the bible or apocrypha in the text of your paper, spell out the names of the books do not italicize or underline information taken from a manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations, 8th ed, 2013, sections 1752, 1952, and 2461-4.
Work at length and need to cite it frequently” this practice is especially helpful when citing biblical passages abbreviations within footnotes turabian 1723 prohibits abbreviated titles for journals however, such abbreviations are common in biblical and theological studies, and abbreviated titles are permitted ( not. Books and versions of the bible are not underlined italicized or put in quotation marks however, the titles of individual published editions of the bible are italicized example: the king james version of the bible was originally published in 1611 example: the niv study bible includes an introduction to.
Works cited format: apa format does not require classical religious works, such as the bible or book of mormon, to be listed in your bibliography chicago & turabian (based on a manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations, 8th edition) in-text citations (1952): for your first in-text citation, include. Parenthetical references identify the version you used in the first citation of the text example: (2 cor 5:17 new international version) you do not need to identify the version in subsequent references unless you switch to a different version references according to the apa publication manual, reference. Mla handbook for writers of research papers, 8th edition bible verse, no publisher john 201” bible: new international version 1984 bible gateway, biblegatewaycom/passage /search=john%2020:1-10 text of quotation (“ john 201”) © 2016 valencia college last revised 19 may 2016 date of publication.