A few months ago, Rebecca wrote us and asked how to cite the ESV in blog posts.
You can find the official answer on the ESV Copyright page (also in printed ESVs). A blog falls under the “non-saleable media” clause.
In a nutshell, here’s what to do:
Add the letters “ESV” after a quote from the ESV. We wouldn’t mind if you linked “ESV” to www.esv.org.
Alternately, you can have a blanket statement on your blog saying that you quote from the ESV unless you mention otherwise. Blogger Adrian Warnock has posted some code to help you.
We’re not going to come after you if you don’t cite quotes from the ESV according to these guidelines. But we’d appreciate it if you did. Using the letters “ESV” also helps us track the popularity of the ESV in the blogosphere.