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APA 7th Edition: Citing the Bible

This guide will help you simplify the APA citation style, which is primarily used by disciplines in the business, social sciences, health, and education fields. The official guide is published by the American Psychological Association.

Citing the Bible APA 7

Citing the Bible

The APA Manual sections dealing with religious work are found in section 10.2 (35), section 9.42, section 8.13, and section 8.28.

When quoting the Bible, you must cite the Bible version in the body of the paper and include it in your reference list. When citing the Bible the in-text citation should follow the order of the template as shown here:

Template: Bible Version, Date of Publication, Book chapter and verse.
 (Holy BibleNew Living Translation, 1996/2015, Luke 6:31)


Use the guidelines found here or in the manual (sections mentioned above) to create your references: APA 7 Religious Works References