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A Chapter in an Edited Book in a Multi-Volume Work (Print) A Book in a Series (Web)
A Book in a Series (Print) A Commentary from Christian Classics Ethereal Library (Web)

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A Chapter in an Edited Book in a Multi-Volume Work
(Print)
(Such as the Expositor’s Bible Commentary or New Interpreter’s Bible.)

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APA
Longenecker. R.N. (1981). Acts. In F. E. Gæbelein (Ed.), The expositor’s Bible commentary: 
     With the New International Version: Vol. 9. John and Acts
(pp. 205-573). Grand Rapids,
     MI: Zondervan.
MLA
Longenecker, Richard N.  “Acts.” John and Acts. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1981. 205-573. 
     Print.  Vol. 9 of The Expositor’s Bible Commentary: With the New International Version.
     Frank E. Gæbelein, gen. ed. 12  vols. 1976-92.
Turabian
Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):
Longenecker, Richard N. “Acts,” In John and Acts. Vol. 9 of The Expositor’s Bible
     Commentary: With the New International Version
, edited by Frank E. Gæbelein, 205-573.
     Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1981.

Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
Longnecker, Richard N. 1981. Acts. In John and Acts. Vol. 9 of The expositor’s Bible
     commentary: With the New International Version
, ed. Frank E. Gæbelein, 205-573. Grand
     Rapids: Zondervan.
Chicago
Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):
Longenecker, Richard N. “Acts.” In John and Acts. Vol. 9 of The Expositor’s Bible
     Commentary: With the New International Version,
edited by Frank E. Gæbelein, 205-573.
     Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1981.


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
Longenecker, Richard N. 1981. "Acts." In John and Acts. Vol. 9 of The Expositor’s Bible
     Commentary: With the New International Version
, edited by Frank E. Gæbelein, 205-573.
     Grand Rapids: Zondervan.
 
 
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A Book in a Series  (Print)
(Such as the NIV Application Commentary, NICOT, or NICNT)

APA
Enns, P. (2000). Exodus. In T. Muck (Series Ed.), The NIV application commentary series.
    
Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
MLA
Enns, Peter. Exodus. Ed. Terry Muck. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000. Print. The NIV
     Application Commentary Ser.
Turabian
Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):
Enns, Peter. Exodus. The NIV Application Commentary Series, edited by Terry Muck. Grand
     Rapids: Zondervan, 2000.

Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
Enns, Peter. 2000. Exodus. The NIV Application Commentary Series, ed. Terry Muck. Grand
     Rapids: Zondervan.
Chicago
Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):
Enns, Peter. Exodus. The NIV Application Commentary Series, edited by Terry Muck. Grand
     Rapids: Zondervan, 2000.


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
Enns, Peter. 2000. Exodus. The NIV Application Commentary Series, edited by Terry Muck.
     Grand Rapids: Zondervan.
 
 
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A Book in a Series (Web)
(No known place of publication or publisher)

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APA
Henry, M. (1706). Genesis. In Matthew Henry commentary on the whole Bible (complete).
    
Retrieved from http://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/matthew-henry-
     complete/genesis/

MLA
Henry, Matthew. Genesis. N.p., 1706. Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible
     (Complete). Bible Study Tools Online. Web. 18 Mar. 2011.

Turabian
Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):
Henry, Matthew. Genesis. Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete).
     1706. http://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/matthew-henry-complete/
     genesis/ (accessed March 18, 2011).


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
Henry, Matthew. 1706. Genesis. Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible
     (Complete). http://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/matthew-henry
     complete/genesis/ (accessed March 18, 2011).

Chicago
Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):
Henry, Matthew. Genesis. Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete).
     N.p., 1706. http://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/matthew-henry-
     complete/genesis/.


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
Henry, Matthew. 1706. Genesis. Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible
     (Complete). N.p. http://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/matthew-henry-
     complete/genesis/.
 
 
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Commentary from Christian Classics Ethereal Library (Web) 
(No known publication date)

APA
Calvin, J. (n.d.). Commentaries on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans. (J.Owen,
      Trans. & Ed.).
Retrieved from http://www.ccel.org/ccel/calvin/calcom38.i.html
MLA
Calvin, John. Commentaries on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans. Trans. and
     Ed. John Owen. Grand Rapids: CCEL, n.d. Christian Classics Ethereal Library. Web.
     17 Mar. 2011.

Turabian
Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):
Calvin, John. Commentaries on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans. Translated
     and edited by John Owen. Grand Rapids: Christian Classics Ethereal Library, n.d.
     http://www.ccel.org/ccel/calvin/calcom38.i.html (accessed March 17, 2011).


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
Calvin, John. n.d. Commentaries on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans. Trans.
     and ed. John Owen. Grand Rapids: Christian Classics Ethereal Library.
     http://www.ccel.org/ccel/calvin/calcom38.i.html (accessed March 17, 2011).

Chicago
Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):
Calvin, John. Commentaries on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans. Translated
     and edited by John Owen. Grand Rapids: Christian Classics Ethereal Library, n.d.
     http://www.ccel.org/ccel/calvin/calcom38.i.html.


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
Calvin, John. n.d. Commentaries on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans.
     Translated and edited by John Owen. Grand Rapids: Christian Classics Ethereal
     Library. http://www.ccel.org/ccel/calvin/calcom38.i.html.

 
 
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