The following abbreviations for books of scripture are used in the Guide:

Genesis Gen.
Exodus Ex.
Leviticus Lev.
Numbers Num.
Deuteronomy Deut.
Joshua Josh.
Judges Judg.
Ruth Ruth
1 Samuel 1 Sam.
2 Samuel 2 Sam.
1 Kings 1 Kgs.
2 Kings 2 Kgs.
1 Chronicles 1 Chr.
2 Chronicles 2 Chr.
Ezra Ezra
Nehemiah Neh.
Esther Esth.
Job Job
Psalms Ps.
Proverbs Prov.
Ecclesiastes Eccl.
Song of Solomon Song
Isaiah Isa.
Jeremiah Jer.
Lamentations Lam.
Ezekiel Ezek.
Daniel Dan.
Hosea Hosea
Joel Joel
Amos Amos
Obadiah Obad.
Jonah Jonah
Micah Micah
Nahum Nahum
Habakkuk Hab.
Zephaniah Zeph.
Haggai Hag.
Zechariah Zech.
Malachi Mal.

Matthew Matt.
Mark Mark
Luke Luke
John John
Acts of the Apostles Acts
Romans Rom.
1 Corinthians 1 Cor.
2 Corinthians 2 Cor.
Galatians Gal.
Ephesians Eph.
Philippians Philip.
Colossians Col.
1 Thessalonians 1 Thes.
2 Thessalonians 2 Thes.
1 Timothy 1 Tim.
2 Timothy 2 Tim.
Titus Titus
Philemon Philem.
Hebrews Heb.
James James
1 Peter 1 Pet.
2 Peter 2 Pet.
1 John 1 Jn.
2 John 2 Jn.
3 John 3 Jn.
Jude Jude
Revelation Rev.

1 Nephi 1 Ne.
2 Nephi 2 Ne.
Jacob Jacob
Enos Enos
Jarom Jarom
Omni Omni
Words of Mormon W of M
Mosiah Mosiah
Alma Alma
Helaman Hel.
3 Nephi 3 Ne.
4 Nephi 4 Ne.
Mormon Morm.
Ether Ether
Moroni Moro.

Doctrine and Covenants D&C
Official Declaration—1 OD—1
Official Declaration—2 OD—2

Moses Moses
Abraham Abr.
Joseph Smith—Matthew JS—M
Joseph Smith—History JS—H
The Articles of Faith A of F
Joseph Smith Translation JST