International bible society zondervan publishing house grand rapids, mich. One way to identify the translations is to mention them in your prose and then cite the bible. But the niv study bible is still the best for a number of reasons. Religious texts mla citation guide mla 8th edition libguides.
The niv bible was produced by more than one hundred scholars working from the best available hebrew, aramaic, and greek texts. The niv was published to meet the need for a modern translation done by bible scholars using the earliest, highest quality manuscripts available. Avoid plagiarism and cite your sources correctly in mla, apa, and chicago styles. Examples are the king james bible, the good news bible and the new international version niv bible. Inside the paper, when quoting directly from the bible, offer parenthetical citations. Is the new international version of the bible catholic. Citing biblical resources cite your sources library guides at. Bible passages only need to be cited in the text of your paper. The niv was introduced to the world in the late 50s by zondervan publishers. Translation identified in the text suppose that you wish to illustrate how translations of the bible differ by comparing the recent new living translation with the traditional king james version. There are two ways to identify a translation in a bible app.
Bibliography anchor yale bible book fitzmeyer, joseph a. Reference list style accompanies parenthetical references. In my research paper, i had the following as my parenthetical citation and in my workscited page, but my teacher said they are incorrect. Biblica is the worldwide publisher and translation sponsor of the new international version one of the most widely read contemporary english versions of the bible. Bibliography include the title of the bible, the version, and publication information city, publisher, year. The niv is the most popular translation today because it remains faithful to the original scriptures while being easy for people to understand. With the new international version, edited by frank e. For a full list of abbreviations, consult section 1. Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for mla, apa and chicagoturabian citation styles. If, however, you quote from only one translation in an edition of the bible with more than one translation, you could list the translation in your workscitedlist entry as a work in an anthology. The new international version niv a history and evaluation. Click here to see the list of common abbreviations for books of the bible found in the mla handbook example. Of equal importance was that the bible be expressed in broadly understood modern english. New living translation with the traditional king james version.
New international version niv download the free bible. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of urls. Citations in the apa style add the translation of the bible after the verse. The name should be underlined if your word processor will support that type of formatting, and indicated with an underscore symbol if it will not. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search.
At biblica, we believe that with god, all things are possible. Mla no longer requires the url as part of their citation standard. The new international version niv is the worlds bestselling modernenglish bible translationaccurate, readable, and clear, yet rich with the detail found in the original languages. The bible, books within it, versions of it, and other sacred writings are the exceptions to the rule. The king james version of the bible was originally published in 1611. Bible religious work the new oxford annotated bible. Published individual editions of sacred writings are treated like other published books and therefore are italicized i. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Our generous partners make it possible for us to offer 2,041 bible versions in 1,367 languages for free, and without advertising. Mla style citing the bible and other biblical resources.
If you need the mla version of the citation, i recommend using. How to cite the bible in mla style pen and the pad. Mla style apa style chicago style title page plagiarism checker. Niv concordance for quick easy references, 8 pages of full color maps and words of christ in red. The second time you refer to this passage, only cite the book, chapter and verse. The initial vision for the project was provided by a single individual an engineer working with general electric in seattle by the name of howard. Already installed on over 410 million unique devices all over the world, the bible app offers a free bible experience for smartphones, tablets, and online at. Mla citation bible verse mla handbook for writers of research papers, 8th edition bible verse, no publisher john 20. The first time you refer to a particular version of the bible, state the first element in that workscited list entry which is usually the. God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. And god said, let there be light, and there was light.
Intext citation example new jerusalem bible 1 chron. The new international version niv is an english translation of the bible first published in 1978 by biblica formerly the international bible society. About the new international version the new international version was undertaken by an independent committee in after a general consensus that there was a need for a new, contemporary english translation of the bible. How do i cite a bible app with more than one translation. The niv is the result of over 50 years of work by the committee on bible translation, who oversee the efforts of.
How do i cite the new international version bible in mla. Hi catholic means universal i think you mean roman catholic. The titles of books of scripture are often abbreviated for the intext citation. The mla style is similar, but replaces the colon with a period. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The beginning in the beginning god created the heavens and the earth. About the niv bible translation new international version. How to cite readings from the bible in an mla format paper.
Zondervan men came on campus giving free niv bibles to us poor stu. Citing biblical resources cite your sources library. Information taken from mla handbook for writers of. In 1967, the new york bible society now biblica generously undertook the financial sponsorship of creating a contemporary english translation of the bible.
Cite your book in modern language association 8th edition format for free. This quote is from the new international version, so the parenthetical citation would look like this. The niv study bible includes an introduction to each book of the bible. Format your citation in the following manner if you are adhering to mla guidelines. How to cite the holy bible in apa format life with levi. Mla style citing the bible and other biblical resources henry. I n parenthetical references, the titles of the books of the bible are often abbreviated. When you first refer to a particular version, include the name, a comma, and then the passage. On your works cited page, your citation should include the translation you used. Includes ribbon marker with study help and tools including.
The new international version follows in the same tradition as the king james version, although it is tailormade for the way english is spoken around the world today. In mla, citing an ebook version of the bible is the same as citing any other ebook mla style cente r. However, the titles of individual published editions of the bible are italicized. Scan your paper for grammar mistakes and catch unintentional plagiarism. Mla 8, the latest edition, has changed a little, it is finally a little easier. Works cited citation for an ebook version of the bible. Levi said i should tell you to bookmark this page if you want to keep it as a handy reference. If you used the good news bible, your citation should start like this. According to the 6th edition of the publication manual of the american psychological association, reference list entries are not required for major classical works, such as ancient greek and roman works or classical religious works.1070 878 1024 1169 1184 624 1428 59 640 913 426 938 500 796 663 1230 601 1571 999 1316 289 591 313 1475 729 1207 976 1108 1320 892 702 949 1072 1021 789 911 198 95 939 139 425 1224 1255