How should the quotation mark be placed for a third nested quote?


How should we place the quotation mark if the sentence involves a third nested quote ?

Is the quotation mark properly applied for the example below?

  • Exodus 3:14 say, God said to Moses, I AM WHO I AM. And he said, Say this to the people of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.”’”



asked Jul 01 '12 at 08:55 Elijah New member

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Besides Lewis's solution, you should consider that there is not a third voice in the paragraph -- so there is not a need for a third level. God's words are the second level, and when God "quotes" himself, there is not a need to introduce another level.


Exodus 3:14 says, “God said to Moses, ‘I AM WHO I AM.’ And he said, ‘Say this to the people of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.'”

link comment answered Jul 01 '12 at 14:28 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

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