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 first time you include a quote from the. Humanities delahoyde the bible and documentation mla format the bible, books within it, versions of it, and other sacred writings are the exceptions to the rule. Mla (modern language association) citing the bible tony, et al mla formatting and style guide the purdue owl. Tips for citing the bible citing in mla in-text citations: - cite the reference in parentheses at the end of the sentence - use abbreviations for the books of the bible. Commentary samples in mla style most commentaries (with the exception of the new expositor’s bible commentary and the new interpreter’s bible commentary. How to cite the bible the bible is a popular resource for many research papers, but knowing how to cite it properly both in the paper and in your works cited page is.
Bibme lets you easily and automatically create bible citations and build your bibliography in modern language association 8th edition it’s accurate and free. How to cite the bible in mla (download the printer friendly pdf) bible any bible in print, on a website or in an online database structure: bible title edition ed. Mla 8, the latest edition, has changed a little, it is finally a little easier in the works cited list, it would be: the bible name of version, publisher, year.
Citation machine™ helps students and professionals properly credit the information that they use cite your bible in modern language association 8th edition format. The king james bible can be difficult to cite because there is no identifiable author for its various verses cite the king james bible correctly in mla format. The following abbreviations and spelled forms are commonly used for parts of the bible (bib) while the hebrew bible and the protestant old testament include.
How to cite the bible in mla style mla (modern language association) citation style is commonly used in the humanities and liberal arts in mla style, a. How to cite the bible guide for four citation styles: mla, apa, sbl, chicago mla [refer to mla handbook for writers of research papers, 7th ed (2009).
For general citations, this guide leads you to other guides prepared by ust libraries' reference department however, bible and church document examples may refer to. How to cite the bible in mla 7 autocite from the bible in mla format cite this cite 56 additional source types at easybibcom structure: bible title.
Citing the bible poses special challenges the modern language association (mla) requires the name of the book of the bible and chapter and verse numbers you should. • books of the bible are abbreviated, see here for common bible abbreviations in-text citation: the first time you include a quote from the bible, you need to. A common format for biblical citations the mla style is style recommends that such text be cited in the form of a normal book citation, not as a bible.