Confraternity Bible: New Testament and Supplemental Commentary

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ABBREVIATIONS

ABBREVIATIONS OF BOOKS OF THE BIBLE, (with modern designations)

Abd. = Abdias (Obadiah).
Acts
Ag. = Aggeus (Haggai).
Amos
Apoc. = Apocalypse (Revelation).
Col. = Colossians.
Cor. = Corinthians.
1 Cor. = 1 Corinthians.
2 Cor. = 2 Cornithians.
Dan. = Daniel.
Deut. = Deuteronomy.
Eccles. = Ecclesiastes.
Ecclus. = Ecclesiasticus (Sirach).
Eph. = Ephesians.
Esd. = Esdras.
1 Esd. = 1 Esdras (Ezra).
2 Esd. = 2 Esdras (Nehemiah).
Est. = Esther.
Ex. = Exodus.
Ezech = Ezechiel (Ezekiel).
Gal. = Galatians.
Gen. = Genesis.
Hab. = Habacuc (Habakkuk).
Heb. = Hebrews.
Isa. = Isaias (Isaiah).
Jas. = James.
Jer. = Jeremias (Jeremiah).
Job
Joel
John
Jon. = Jonas (Jonah).
Jos. = Josue (Joshua).
Jdgs. = Judges.
Jude
Jud. = Judith.
Kgs. = Kings.
1 Kgs. = 1 Kings (1 Samuel).
2 Kgs. = 2 Kings (2 Samuel).
3 Kgs. = 3 Kings (1 Kings).
4 Kgs. = 4 Kings (2 Kings).
Lam. = Lamentations.
Lev. = Leviticus.
Luke
Mach. = Machabees (Maccabees).
1 Mach. = 1 Machabees (1 Maccabees).
2 Mach. = 2 Machabees (2 Maccabees).
Mal. = Malachias (Malachi).
Mark
Matt. = Matthew.
Mich. = Micheas (Micah).
Num. = Numbers.
Os. = Osee (Hosea).
Par. = Paralipomenon (Chronicles).
1 Par. = 1 Paralipomenon (1 Chronicles).
2 Par. = 2 Paralipomenon (2 Chronicles).
Pet. = Peter.
1 Pet. = 1 Peter.
2 Pet. = 2 Peter.
Philem. = Philemon.
Phil. = Philippians.
Prov. = Proverbs.
Ps. = Psalms, when citing one of the Psalms.
Pss. = Psalms, when citing two or more of the Psalms.
Rom. = Romans.
Ruth
Soph. = Sophonias (Zephaniah).
Thess. = Thessalonians.
1 Thess. = 1 Thessalonians.
2 Thess. = 2 Thessalonians.
Tim. = Timothy.
1 Tim. = 1 Timothy.
2 Tim. = 2 Timothy.
Titus
Tob. = Tobias (Tobit).
Wisd. = Wisdom.
Zach. = Zacharias (Zechariah).

ABBREVIATIONS

A.D. = (year) Anno Domini, year of the Lord (C.E., Common Era).
B.C. = (year) before Christ (B.C.E., Before Common Era).
Cf. = Confer.
cf. = confer.
cp. = compare.
e.g. = for example.
f = and following verse.
ff = and following verses.
i.e. = that is to say.
MS. = manuscript.
MSS. = manuscripts.
p. = page.
pp. = pages.
Sept. = Septuagint
St. = Saint.
Sts. = Saints.
V. = Verse.
v. = verse.
Vv. = Verses.
vv. = verses.
& = and.
&c. = etc., et cetera, and so forth.

KEY TO BIBLICAL REFERENCES

Matt. 1, 5  refers to the Book of Matthew, chapter 1, verse 5.
Matt. 1, 5a  refers to the Book of Matthew, chapter 1, the first part of verse 5.
Matt. 1, 5b  refers to the Book of Matthew, chapter 1, the second part of verse 5.
Matt. 1, 5 f  refers to the Book of Matthew, chapter 1, verse 5 and the following verse (verse 6).
Matt. 1, 5 ff  refers to the Book of Matthew, chapter 1, verse 5 and at least the following two verses (verses 6 and 7).
Matt. 1, 5.10  refers to the Book of Matthew, chapter 1, verse 5 and verse 10.
Matt. 1, 5.10 f  refers to the Book of Matthew, chapter 1, verse 5, verse 10 and the following verse (verse 11).
Matt. 1, 5-10  refers to the Book of Matthew, chapter 1, verses 5 to 10 inclusive
Matt. 1, 5; 2, 3  refers to the Book of Matthew, chapter 1, verse 5 and chapter 2, verse 3.
Matt. 1, 5 -- 2, 3  refers to the Book of Matthew, chapter 1, verse 5 to chapter 2, verse 3 inclusive.

Some Older and More Modern Spellings
Henoch = Enoch
Messias = Messiah
Noe = Noah