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Common Abbreviations for Books of the Bible -- MLA

Old Testament (OT) Abbreviations table

Hebrew Bible or Old Testament (OT)

Abbreviation Book:
Amos Amos
Cant. of Cant. Canticle of Canticles (also called Song of Solomon and Song of Songs)
1 Chron. 1 Chronicles
2 Chron. 2 Chronicles
Dan. Daniel
Deut. Deuteronomy
Eccles. Ecclesiastes (also called Qoheleth)
Esth. Esther
Exod. Exodus
Ezek. Ezekiel
Ezra Ezra
Gen. Genesis
Hab. Habakkuk
Hag. Haggai
Hos. Hosea
Isa. Isaiah
Jer. Jeremiah
Job Job
Joel Joel
Jon. Jonah
Josh. Joshua
Judg. Judges
1 Kings 1 Kings
2 Kings 2 Kings
Lam. Lamentations
Lev. Leviticus
Mal. Malachi
Mic. Micah
Nah. Nahum
Neh. Nehemiah
Num. Numbers
Obad. Obadiah
Prov. Proverbs
Ps.  Psalms
Qoh. Qoheleth (also called Ecclesiastes)
Ruth Ruth
1 Sam. 1 Samuel
2 Sam.  2 Samuel
Song of Sol. Song of Solomon (also called Canticle of Canticles and Songs of Songs)
Song of Sg. Song of Songs (also called Canticle of Canticles and Song of Solomon)
Zech. Zechariah
Zeph. Zephaniah