Abbreviations

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


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'Bold text - 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