Do I need to cite the Bible in my book?

Do I need permission to quote the Bible in my book?

Many times, you will not need to get permission to quote Scripture IF you use it sparingly. Ideally, people are coming to your book to read your thoughts about the topic. They can read the Bible themselves. So if you are using Scripture to provide evidence for a statement you are making, that’s perfect.

Do you have to cite the Bible in-text?

Yes, you do have to cite the Bible in MLA format. While most writing style formats do not require a biblical citation, MLA does require it to be cited on the works cited page and in-text.

Can I use Bible quotes in my book?

The NIV text may be quoted in any form (written, visual, electronic or audio), up to and inclusive of five hundred (500) verses without express written permission of the publisher, providing the verses do not amount to a complete book of the Bible nor do the verses quoted account for twenty-five percent (25%) or more …

Is Bible scripture copyrighted?

The answer is “it depends.” The New American Standard Bible, the New International Version, and the New King James Version have been copyrighted, as have many versions of the Bible since 1881, based on new translations. So quotes from long passages of their content may constitute infringement.

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Is NKJV copyrighted?

The New King James Version (NKJV) is an English translation of the Bible. The complete NKJV Bible was published in 1982 by Thomas Nelson, now HarperCollins.

New King James Version
Copyright The Holy Bible, New King James Version Copyright © 1982 by HarperCollins
Webpage www.thomasnelsonbibles.com/nkjv/

Is the KJV Bible copyright?

The crown has a perpetual copyright on the King James Bible, through “letters patent” originally issued to stop unofficial editions and then to protect the country from ranters, shakers, Quakers, nonconformity and popery.

How do you cite a Bible book?

Footnotes, Endnotes, or Parenthetical Citations:

When citing a passage of scripture, include the abbreviated name of the book, the chapter number, and the verse number—never a page number. Chapter and verse are separated by a colon. Example: 1 Cor. 13:4, 15:12-19.

Who Wrote the Bible?

For thousands of years, the prophet Moses was regarded as the sole author of the first five books of the Bible, known as the Pentateuch.

Do you italicize Bible verses in a paper?

Do not italicize, underline, or use quotation marks for books and versions of the Bible.

Can you sell Bible verses?

A: It depends on what version (edition/translation) of the bible you’re quoting. The ancient versions of religious texts are almost certainly in the public domain, and freely usable.

Can I put Bible verses on a shirt?

Almost certainly not. The only possible reason you would need permission is if you use a version of the Bible which is a very recent translation. So long as you use an ordinary version, any copyright that might possibly have existed is long, long…

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Which Bible version is public domain?

The World English Bible is one of the few public domain, twenty-first century English translations of the entire Bible, and it is freely distributed to the public using electronic formats.