Abbreviations

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The following abbreviations are used in the Jesus Database and in related documents on this site.

See also short titles and other publication details of Works Cited frequently in these pages.


Acts - Acts of the Apostles
ApJas - Apocryphon of James [= Secret Book of James, SecJas]


Barn - Barnabas


1Clem - 1 Clement
2Clem - 2 Clement
1Cor - 1 Corinthians
2Cor - 2 Corinthians


DialSav, DS - Dialogue of the Savior
Did - Didache


Fayyum - Fayyum Fragment


GEbi - Gospel of the Ebionites
GEger - Egerton Gospel
GEgy - Gospel of the Egyptians
GHeb - Gospel of the Hebrews
GJohn - Gospel of John
GLuke - Gospel of Luke
GMark - Gospel of Mark
GMary - Gospel of Mary
GMatt - Gospel of Matthew
GNaz - Gospel of the Nazarenes
GPet - Gospel of Peter
GThom - Gospel of Thomas


HermMan - Shepherd of Hermas, Mandates
HermSim - Shepherd of Hermas, Similitudes
HermVis - Shepherd of Hermas, Visions


IgnEph - Ignatius, To the Ephesians
IgnPhld - Ignatius, To the Philadelphians
IgnPol, Ignatius, To Polycarp
IgnSmyr - Ignatius, To the Smyrnaeans
IgnTral - Ignatius, To the Trallians
InJas - Infancy Gospel of James
InThom - Infancy Gospel of Thomas


Jas - James
John, GJohn - John (also simply J)
1John - 1 John


K - Gospel of Mark (sometimes GMark)


L - Special Luke
Luke - Gospel of Luke (sometimes GLuke)
LXX - Greek version(s) of the Hebrew Bible, with significant variations from the Hebrew version.


M - Special Matthew
Mark - Gospel of Mark (also simply K, and sometimes GMark)
Matt - Gospel of Matthew (sometimes GMatt)


P - Paul. Pauline writings
1Pet - 1 Peter
2Pet - 2 Peter
PolPhil - Polycarp, To the Philippians
POxy1 - Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 1
POxy654 - Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 654
POxy655 - Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 655
POxy840 - Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 840
POxy1224 - Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 1224
PViennaG 2325 - Papyrus Vindobonensis Greek 2325


Q - Sayings Gospel Q


Rev - Revelation to John (sometimes RevJn)


SecMk - Secret Mark
SecJas, SJas - Secret Book of James (=Apocryphon of James, ApJas)


T, Thom - Gospel of Thomas (sometimes GThom)
1Thess - 1 Thessalonians
2Thess - 2 Thessalonians
Thom - Gospel of Thomas (also, GThom or simply T)
1Tim - 1 Timothy
2Tim - 2 Timothy
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