EXPLANATION CONCERNING FOOTNOTES
References to related passages throughout the standard works have self-identifying abbreviations for each book cited. See Abbreviations and Designations
. Other abbreviations are as follows:
GR: An alternate translation from the Greek.
HEB: An alternate translation from the Hebrew.
IE: An explanation of idioms and difficult constructions.
JST: Joseph Smith Translation. Excerpts from the Prophet Joseph Smith's translation of the Bible. Short excerpts are provided in the footnotes; longer excerpts are provided in a separate study help. See Joseph Smith Translation
. Italic type in these JST excerpts is used for words not found in the King James Version.
The word OR signifies that alternate words follow to clarify the meaning of archaic English expressions.