Religious works including the Bible are cited like other books with the following exceptions:
See APA section 10.2 examples 35 for more information.
R: Carson, D.A., (Ed.). (2015). NIV Zondervan study Bible. Zondervan.
In the parenthetical citation, include the specific passage including book, chapter, and verse as indicated in section 8.13 and 8.28.
P: (Carson, 2015, I Tim. 1:13)
APA does not provide a list of preferred abbreviations for books of the Bible. Lincoln Christian University suggests using traditional or common abbreviations. For example, Genesis is abbreviated Gen. and 1st Corinthians is abbreviated 1 Cor.