Words & Definitions

Acronyms & Abbreviations

Abp.
Archbishop
Ac.
Acts
ACW
Ancient Christian Writers
Am.
Amos
ANCL
Ante-Nicene Christian Library
ANF
Ante-Nicene Fathers
AV
Authorized Version (i.e. King James Version, 1611)
B.C.E.
Before Common Era
BCP
Book of Common Prayer
Bl.
Blessed
Bp.
Bishop
BVM
Blessed Virgin Mary
Card.
Cardinal
C.E.
Common Era
cent.
century
CH
Church History
Chr.
Chronicles
Chron. Chronicles
C of E
Church of England
Col.
Colossians
CQR
Chruch Quarterly Review
Da.
Daniel
Dan.
Daniel
Deut.
Deuteronomy
Dt.
Deuteronomy
E.
Eastern Church.
Ecc.
Ecclesiastes
Eccles.
Ecclesiastes
Ep.
Epistle
Eph.
Ephesians
Emp.
Emperor
Est.
Esther
Esth.
Esther
Ex.
Exodus
Exod.
Exodus
Eze.
Ezekiel
Ezek.
Ezekiel
Ezr.
Ezra
Gal.
Galatians
Ge.
Genesis
Gen.
Genesis
Hab.
Habakkuk
Hag.
Haggai
Heb.
Hebrews
Hos.
Hosea
HTR
Harvard Theological Review
HTS
Harvard Theological Studies
Isa.
Isaiah
Jas.
James
JBL
Journal of Biblical Literature
Jdg.
Judges
Jer.
Jeremiah
JJS
Journal of Jewish Studies
Jn.
John
Jnh.
Jonah
Jon.
Jonah
Jos.
Joshua
Josh.
Joshua
JRH
Journal of Religious History
JTS
Journal of Theological Studies
Judg.
Judges
La.
Lamentations
Lam.
Lamentations
Lev.
Leviticus
Lk.
Luke
Mal.
Malachi
Matt.
Matthew
Mic.
Micah
Mk.
Mark
MS.
manuscript
Mt.
Matthew
Na.
Nahum
Nah.
Nahum
NEB
New English Bible (NT, 1961; OT and Apocrypha, 1970)
Ne.
Nehemiah
Neh.
Nehemiah
NT
New Testament
Num.
Numbers
Nu.
Numbers
Ob.
Obadiah
Obad.
Obadiah
OECT
Oxford Early Christian Texts
OT
Old Testament
Patr.
Patriarch
Pet.
Peter
Phm.
Philemon
Php.
Philippians
Pr.
Proverbs
Prov.
Proverbs
Ps.
Psalms
RC
Roman Catholic
RelS
Religious Studies
RelSRev
Religious Studies Review
Rev.
Revelation
Ro.
Romans
Rom.
Romans
RSV
Revised Standard Version (NT, 1946; OT, 1952; Apocrypha, 1957)
Ru.
Ruth
RV
[English] Revised Version (NT, 1881; OT, 1885; Apocrypha, 1895)
Sam.
Samuel
SS.
Song of Songs
Thes.
Thessalonians
Tim.
Timothy
Tit.
Titus
tr.
translation
Ven.
Venerable
Vulg.
Vulgate
W.
Western Church.
Zec.
Zechariah
Zep.
Zephaniah
Zeph.
Zephaniah
1Ch.
1 Chronicles
2Ch.
2 Chronicles
1Co.
1 Corinthians
2Co.
2 Corinthians
1Jn.
1 John
2Jn.
2 John
3Jn.
3 John
1Ki.
1 Kings
2Ki.
2 Kings
1Pe.
1 Peter
2Pe.
2 Peter
1Sa.
1 Samuel
2Sa.
2 Samuel
1Th.
1 Thessalonians
2Th.
2 Thessalonians
1Ti.
1 Timothy
2Ti.
2 Timothy

This page has been compiled from:

Livingstone, E.A. ed. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. Oxford University Press. 1977.
Frend, W.H.C. The Rise of Christianity. Fortress Press, Philadelphia. 1984.
The Holy Bible: Authorized King James Version. The World Publishing Company. Cleveland, Ohio.
The New International Version Classic Reference Bible. The Zondervan Corporation. 1988.



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