Use quotation marks, followed by the book, chapter, verse(s) and version inparentheses apa does not require a listing in the reference page for classical works, such as the bible but if this is. Archive by category citation format apa quote citation apa bible citation 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 classical works, apa requires no. The american psychological association established guidelines for citing and formatting papers and publications within the social sciences in order to create consistency and easy-to-read style in-text citations typically include the author's last name and publication year, and the other bibliographical information. Bibme free bibliography & citation maker - mla, apa, chicago, harvard.
By chelsea lee if december has put you in a holiday mood, then maybe you'll enjoy this little piece on how to cite classical works like the bible or the qur'an in apa style. Bible passages only need to be cited in the text of your papera reference list citation is not required according to the 6th edition of the publication manual of the american psychological association, reference list entries are not required for major classical works, such as ancient greek and roman works or classical religious works simply identify in the first citation in the text the. Source: 618 in the publication manual of apa 6th e subsequent citations of the same bible version do not need to be included after citing the first time however, if you use a different version indicate the new version in the text citation.
How do i cite the bible in mla format last updated: feb 08, 2016 | 269312 views was this helpful 398 48 a answer with mla style, you need to cite the bible two ways: in the text of your paper, and on your works cited page in text the how do i cite the bible in apa format how do i. Citing a bible - apa cite bibles at easybibcom citation: the holy bible, new international version (1984) bible cover bible title publication information: publisher and city note: not all bibles will have edition or volume numbers bible: any bible in print, on a website or in an online. Book chapter starting verse ending verse.
Let new apa style citation generator automatically format your reference page if you require an in-depth guidance on this complicated style, there is always an opportunity to purchase the latest edition of publication manual of the american psychological association. How to cite the bible guide for four citation styles: mla, apa, sbl, chicago mla [refer to mla handbook, 8 th ed (2016), pp 122-23] copy at reference desk for guidelines for citing the bible following mla 7 th. How to cite the bible or other classic work by apa style blog bible: abbreviations apa discusses abreviations in section 422 of the publication manual for apa 6th ed, but bible abbreviations are not listed. Apa uses an author-date format for in-text citations if you are directly quoting from a source you must provide a page number for the reference, preceded by p if you are paraphrasing an idea from another work, apa encourages you to provide the page number, although it is not required.
This format is the one accepted by the chicago manual of style and is also the format used by the in apa style, the bible is not listed in the references at the. Guide: how to cite a religious text in apa style cite a religious text in apa style cite in apa means love your wives, just as christ loved the church he gave up his life for her (ephesians 5:24-25, nlt) (the holy bible nlt, 1996) popular apa citation guides how to cite a book in apa. Sixth edition of the publication manual of the american psychological association (apa) university apa style guidelines will be made to the online version.
Bible passages only need to be cited in the text of your paper no reference list citation is required use this format: quote (book chapter:verse, translation. What is the correct way to cite the new american standard bible in mla format new american standard bible la habra, ca: foundation publications, for the lockman.
Uniform title: bibleenglish authorized title: the holy bible, containing the old and new testaments, king james version: published: new york: american bible. How to capitalize and format reference titles in apa style chelsea lee on do i capitalize this word subscribe to this blog's feed twitter updates. How to cite the bible in apa note: classical religious texts, like the bible, do not require a citation in the reference list in apa style however, you must include an in-text citation anytime you reference these texts in your writing how to cite a website in apa format how to cite a.