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The Old and New Testament
While there are several abbreviations for the books of the Bible in use across Bible Study products, Concord has chosen to accept the following abbreviations:
- common to previous versions of Concord
- common to the Bible Lesson
- common to how Bible books are abbreviated in Mary Baker Eddy's books
- common to the Society of Biblical Literature, Handbook of Style, 2nd Edition
Besides using the full name of the book, the abbreviations in the table below can be used followed by the number of the chapter to go to the beginning of the chapter or followed by the chapter and verse number to go to a specific verse in the text blade.