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Appendix: Standard Bible Book Abbreviations

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Following are the standardized abbreviations SwordSearcher uses for the books of the Bible. These are the standard abbreviations, but SwordSearcher understands over 2,000 forms of Book names and abbreviations. Also, you can customize the abbreviations if you wish to use your own set.

 

Old Testament

New Testament

Ge

Genesis

Mt

Matthew

Ex

Exodus

Mr

Mark

Le

Leviticus

Lu

Luke

Nu

Numbers

Joh

John

De

Deuteronomy

Ac

Acts

Jos

Joshua

Ro

Romans

Jg

Judges

1Co

1 Corinthians

Ru

Ruth

2Co

2 Corinthians

1Sa

1 Samuel

Ga

Galatians

2Sa

2 Samuel

Eph

Ephesians

1Ki

1 Kings

Php

Philippians

2Ki

2 Kings

Col

Colossians

1Ch

1 Chronicles

1Th

1 Thessalonians

2Ch

2 Chronicles

2Th

2 Thessalonians

Ezr

Ezra

1Ti

1 Timothy

Ne

Nehemiah

2Ti

2 Timothy

Es

Esther

Tit

Titus

Job

Job

Phm

Philemon

Ps

Psalms

Heb

Hebrews

Pr

Proverbs

Jas

James

Ec

Ecclesiastes

1Pe

1 Peter

Song

Song of Solomon   

2Pe

2 Peter

Isa

Isaiah

1Jo

1 John

Jer

Jeremiah

2Jo

2 John

La

Lamentations

3Jo

3 John

Eze

Ezekiel

Jude

Jude

Da

Daniel

Re

Revelation

Ho

Hosea

 

Joe

Joel

Am

Amos

Ob

Obadiah

Jon

Jonah

Mic

Micah

Na

Nahum

Hab

Habakkuk

Zep

Zephaniah

Hag

Haggai

Zec

Zechariah

Mal

Malachi