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Hello, is there an article that's available for Rules on Scripture? I need an overview. I am writing an article on Solomon and I'm telling the story in my own words, not quoting the Scripture. But, I need to note the Scripture just in case the reader wants to look it up. I'm not sure how to do this. Any help would be appreciated!
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I'm not certain of the academic rules, but if it was me I would probably use a footnote referencing system. For example, if a paragraph described his asking for wisdom, you could end with a (1) and in the footnote include (1) 1 Kings 3. As you were paraphrasing/using your own words I would think there would be no need to include any version in particular.
I hope this is helpful for you; hopefully some others might have some further info/advice for you. All the best, it sounds very interesting.
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