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ATLA Religion Database

This guide will help you search the ATLA database more effectively.

Searching for specific Bible passages

Scripture Search 1: using the scriptures tab

There are several ways to search for a scripture verse or passage in ATLA:

1.  Scriptures Tab

  • From the search screen, click on the Scriptures tab on the blue bar at the top of the page.



  • A  new window will open with a listing of all the books in canonical order. Click on the book title for records on the whole book. Or click on the [Expand] link to drill down to specific chapters and the [Expand] link next to the chapter to drill down to specific verses and surrounding verses.

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