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APA Style (American Psychological Association): Bible

Information on understanding and using APA style.

Bible: Citing in paper

How do I cite the Bible in my paper?

References section of a paper -- Religious works are all cited like books see section 10.2 in the APA manual, 7th ed. 

Example: 

King James Bible. (2017). King James Bible Online. https://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org (original work published 1769).

The Qur'an (M.A.S. Abdel Haleem, Trans.) (2004). Oxford University Press.

In-text citations (see sections 8.28, 9.42, and Chapter 10 References in APA manual, 7th ed.)

Direct quote -- when directly quoting material with canonically numbered sections (religious or classical works), use the name of the book, chapter, verse, line, and/or canto instead of a page number. 

Example:

The person vowed to "set me as a seal upon thine heart" (King James Bible, 1769/2017, Song of Solomon 8:6) 

Source: Sections 8.28, 9.42 Religious and Classical Works, 10.2 #35 Religious work from Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed.  

Religious Works -- APA info

Citing several AHU Reference Commentaries

Attached here are examples how to cite several religion reference sources here at AHU.