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Scriptures

Citations should use the full name of the books.

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[http://scriptures.lds.org/en/1_ne/2/3#3 1 Nephi 2:3] 1 Nephi 2:3
Old Testament New Testament Book of Mormon Other
Book Abbreviation
Genesis gen
Exodus ex
Leviticus lev
Numbers num
Deuteronomy deut
Joshua josh
Judges judg
Ruth ruth
1 Samuel 1_sam
2 Samuel 2_sam
1 Kings 1_kgs
2 Kings 2 _kgs
1 Chronicles 1_chr
2 Chronicles 2_chr
Ezra ezra
Nehemiah neh
Esther esth
Job job
Psalms ps
Proverbs prov
Ecclesiastes eccl
Song of Solomon song
Isaiah isa
Jeremiah jer
Lamentations lam
Ezekiel ezek
Daniel dan
Hosea hosea
Joel joel
Amos amos
Obadiah obad
Jonah jonah
Micah micah
Nahum nahum
Habakkuk hab
Zephaniah zeph
Haggai hag
Zechariah zech
Malachi mal
Book Abbreviation

Matthew

matt
Mark mark
Luke luke
John john
Acts of the Apostles acts
Romans rom
1 Corinthians 1_cor
2 Corinthians 2_cor
Galatians gal
Ephesians eph
Philippians philip
Colossians col
1 Thessalonians 1_thes
2 Thessalonians 2_thes
1 Timothy 1_tim
2 Timothy 2_tim
Titus titus
Philemon philem
Hebrews heb
James james
1 Peter 1_pet
2 Peter 2_pet
1 John 1_jn
2 John 2_jn
3 John 3_jn
Jude jude
Revelation rev
Book Abbreviation
1 Nephi 1_ne
2 Nephi 2_ne
Jacob jacob
Enos enos
Jarom jarom
Omni omni
Words of Mormon w_of_m
Mosiah mosiah
Alma alma
Helaman hel
3 Nephi 3_ne
4 Nephi 4_ne
Mormon morm
Ether ether
Moroni moro
Book Abbreviation
Doctrine and Covenants dc
Moses moses
Abraham abr
Joseph Smith - Matthew js_m

Naming Conventions

Names in their own entry

The first time names are mentioned within their entry they should be bold and in all caps. NAME '''N<small>AME</small>''' All other times the name is mentioned in its own entry should be in small caps. NAME N<small>AME</small>

Names in other entries

All names represented in the Book of Mormon should be linked to their page the first time they are mentioned in an article and then again at the end of the entry before the notes and references section as
See [[NAME]], [[NAME]], [[NAME]]

Transliteration

For all Near Eastern Languages except Egyptian, follow the standards outlined in The SBL Handbook of Style Section 5.

Abbreviations

Initials of contributors

Publications