The Three Letter Bible Abbreviation System

R. Gustason, April 20, 2015

Although the SBL standard is ignored for Bible book abbreviations, I believe the three letter abbreviation system is more consistent for use on this website. Thus, the following will be used when referencing bible verses.

Abbr.Book
GENGenesis
EXOExodus
LEVLeviticus
NUMNumbers
DEUDeuteronomy
JOSJoshua
JDGJudges
RUTRuth
1SA1 Samuel
2SA2 Samuel
1KI1 Kings
2KI2 Kings
1CH1 Chronicles
2CH2 Chronicles
EZREzra
NEHNehemiah
ESTEsther
JOBJob
PSAPsalms
PROProverbs
ECCEcclesiastes
SOSSong of Solomon (Songs)
ISAIsaiah
JERJeremiah
LAMLamentations
EZEEzekiel
DANDaniel
HOSHosea
JOEJoel
AMOAmos
OBAObadiah
JONJonah
MICMicah
NAHNahum
HABHabakkuk
ZEPZephaniah
HAGHaggai
ZECZechariah
MALMalachi
MATMatthew
MARMark
LUKLuke
JOHJohn
ACTActs
ROMRomans
1CO1 Corinthians
2CO2 Corinthians
GALGalatians
EPHEphesians
PHPPhilippians
COLColossians
1TH1 Thessalonians
2TH2 Thessalonians
1TI1 Timothy
2TI2 Timothy
TITTitus
PHMPhilemon
HEBHebrews
JAMJames
1PE1 Peter
2PE2 Peter
1JO1 John
2JO2 John
3JO3 John
JDEJude
REVRevelation

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