Sacred text: Bible [from Print source using APA 6th ed.]


According to APA, reference list entries are not required for the Bible; you should identify the version used in the first citation in the text. There is a consistent numbering of chapters and verses across all versions, so you can use these numbers instead of page numbers when referring to specific parts of your source.

Standard Form

Not applicable

Citation in Text

... as Paul says in 1 Cor. 13:1 (Revised Standard Version) ...

Jesus says in the Beatitudes, Matthew 5:3-11 (New English Bible) that ...