Abbreviations

    Old Testament

    Gen.

    Genesis

    Ex.

    Exodus

    Lev.

    Leviticus

    Num.

    Numbers

    Deut.

    Deuteronomy

    Josh.

    Joshua

    Judg.

    Judges

    Ruth

    Ruth

    1 Sam.

    1 Samuel

    2 Sam.

    2 Samuel

    1 Kgs.

    1 Kings

    2 Kgs.

    2 Kings

    1 Chr.

    1 Chronicles

    2 Chr.

    2 Chronicles

    Ezra

    Ezra

    Neh.

    Nehemiah

    Esth.

    Esther

    Job

    Job

    Ps.

    Psalms

    Prov.

    Proverbs

    Eccl.

    Ecclesiastes

    Song

    Song of Solomon

    Isa.

    Isaiah

    Jer.

    Jeremiah

    Lam.

    Lamentations

    Ezek.

    Ezekiel

    Dan.

    Daniel

    Hosea

    Hosea

    Joel

    Joel

    Amos

    Amos

    Obad.

    Obadiah

    Jonah

    Jonah

    Micah

    Micah

    Nahum

    Nahum

    Hab.

    Habakkuk

    Zeph.

    Zephaniah

    Hag.

    Haggai

    Zech.

    Zechariah

    Mal.

    Malachi

    New Testament

    Matt.

    Matthew

    Mark

    Mark

    Luke

    Luke

    John

    John

    Acts

    Acts

    Rom.

    Romans

    1 Cor.

    1 Corinthians

    2 Cor.

    2 Corinthians

    Gal.

    Galatians

    Eph.

    Ephesians

    Philip.

    Philippians

    Col.

    Colossians

    1 Thes.

    1 Thessalonians

    2 Thes.

    2 Thessalonians

    1 Tim.

    1 Timothy

    2 Tim.

    2 Timothy

    Titus

    Titus

    Philem.

    Philemon

    Heb.

    Hebrews

    James

    James

    1 Pet.

    1 Peter

    2 Pet.

    2 Peter

    1 Jn.

    1 John

    2 Jn.

    2 John

    3 Jn.

    3 John

    Jude

    Jude

    Rev.

    Revelation

    Book of Mormon

    1 Ne.

    1 Nephi

    2 Ne.

    2 Nephi

    Jacob

    Jacob

    Enos

    Enos

    Jarom

    Jarom

    Omni

    Omni

    W of M

    Words of Mormon

    Mosiah

    Mosiah

    Alma

    Alma

    Hel.

    Helaman

    3 Ne.

    3 Nephi

    4 Ne.

    4 Nephi

    Morm.

    Mormon

    Ether

    Ether

    Moro.

    Moroni

    Doctrine and Covenants

    D&C

    Doctrine and Covenants

    OD

    Official Declaration

    Pearl of Great Price

    Moses

    Moses

    Abr.

    Abraham

    JS—M

    Joseph Smith—Matthew

    JS—H

    Joseph Smith—History

    A of F

    Articles of Faith

    Other Abbreviations and Explanations

    JST

    Joseph Smith Translation

    TG

    Topical Guide

    BD

    Bible Dictionary

    IT

    Index to the Triple Combination

    GS

    Guide to the Scriptures

    HEB

    An alternate translation from the Hebrew

    GR

    An alternate translation from the Greek

    IE

    An explanation of idioms and difficult wording

    OR

    Alternate words that clarify the meaning of an archaic expression

    HC

    History of the Church

    Italics in biblical text. Following the traditional format, italics in Bible verses indicate words that are not found in the original text (Hebrew, Aramaic, or Greek) but have been added for clarification in the translation.