Citation Guide to Biblical and Rabbinical Literature
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Citations from the books of the Bible generally follow the Jewish Publication Society (1917).

The names and abbreviations of the books of the Hebrew Bible are as follows:

1. Torah (Pentateuch)

Genesis (Gen), Exodus (Exod), Leviticus (Lev), Numbers (Num), Deuteronomy (Deut).

2. Prophets

Joshua (Josh), Judges (Judg), 1 Samuel (1 Sam), 2 Samuel (2 Sam), 1 Kings (1 Kgs), 2 Kings (2 Kgs), Isaiah (Isa), Jeremiah (Jer), Ezekiel (Ezek), Hosea (Hos), Joel (Joel), Amos (Amos), Obadiah (Obad), Jonah (Jonah), Micah (Mic), Nahum (Nah), Habakkuk, (Hab…

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“Citation Guide to Biblical and Rabbinical Literature”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 22 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_035703>
First published online: 2017



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