Abbreviations of Books of the Bible

Old Testament

Genesis - GenExodus - Ex
Leviticus - LevNumbers - Num
Deuteronomy - DeutJoshua - Josh
Judges - JudgRuth - Ruth
1 Samuel - 1 Sam2 Samuel - 2 Sam
1 Kings - 1 Kings2 Kings - 2 Kings
1 Chronicles - 1 Chr2 Chronicles - 2 Chr
Ezra - EzraNehemiah - Neh
Tobit - TobJudith - Jdt
Esther - Esth 1Maccabees - 1 Macc
2 Maccabees - 2 MaccJob - Job
Psalms - PsProverbs - Prov
Ecclesiastes - Ecc1Song of Solomon - Song
Canticles - CantWisdom - Wis
Sirach - SirIsaiah - Isa
Jeremiah - Jer Lamentations - Lam
Baruch - BarEzekial - Ezek
Daniel - DanHosea - Hos
Joel - JoelAmos - Am
Jonah - JonMicah - Mic
Nahum - NahHabakkuk - Hab
Zephaniah - ZephHaggai - Hag
Zechariah - ZechMalachi - Mal

New Testament

Matthew - Mt Mark - Mk
Luke - LkJohn - Jn
Acts of the Apostles - Acts Romans - Rom
1 Corinthians - 1 Cor 2 Corinthians - 2 Cor
Galatians - GalEphesians - Eph
Philippians - PhilColossians - Col
1 Thessalonians - 1 Thess2 Thessalonians - 2 Thess
1 Timothy - 1 Tim 2 Timothy - 2 Tim
Titus - TitusPhilemon - Philemon
Hebrews - HebJames - Jas
1 Peter - 1 Pet2 Peter - 2 Pet
1 John - 1 Jn2 John - 2 Jn
3 John - 3 JnJude - Jude
Revelation - RevApocalypse - Apoc

Note: Abbreviations are not standardized. This list is based on Catechism of the Catholic Church. New York: Doubleday, 1994, 826.