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Bible translation efforts continue during lockdowns – Mission Network News

Worldwide (MNN) — Wycliffe Associates has not let the ongoing pandemic keep them moving forward with Bible translation. Weve adapted to the local situation in each country, especially countries where we have local staff, CEO Bruce Smith says. So by listening to them, we actually were able to resume after a brief disruption in the... Read more

New milestone in Bible translation work with 700th language

(Photo: Chuttersnap)An indigenous people group in Mexico can now enjoy the Bible in their own language thanks to the decades-long commitment of translators. The completed Bible, for the Huichol people group - also known as Wixritari, was launched on 10 July.  It marks a new milestone as Huichol is believed to be the 700th language to... Read more

Virtual Bible translation tools: a solution for projects facing COVID-19 setbacks – Mission Network News

International (MNN) — As the pandemic brings Bible translation efforts to a halt around the world, Wycliffe Associates is offering online workshops and supporting virtual collaboration wherever possible. Overcoming Obstacles Before projects can begin, translators need to be trained in Wycliffe AssociatesMAST program (Mobilized Assistance Supporting Translation), a collaborative, eight-step method that helps produce accurate... Read more

Largest Print Size Available in the NASB Translation – Bible Gateway Blog

The New American Standard Bible (NASB) Super Giant Print Reference Bible, 1995 Edition (Zondervan, 2020) now features the exclusive NASB Comfort Print typeface in the extra-large 16.5-point text size, making it the largest print size available in the NASB. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Exegetical Preaching Blog Launched; Uses the NASB Bible Translation] Universally... Read more

New translation work supports church planting in Iran – Mission Network News

Iran (MNN) — Typically, when Iran appears in the headlines, its connected to nuclear ambitions or tensions with the U.S. Meanwhile, theres a spiritual movement underway in the Persian nation. It’s a massive movement to Christ throughout the country and through the diaspora thats scattered in Turkey, Armenia, and other neighboring countries in Europe, David... Read more

Popular Childrens Adventure Bible Available in NRSV Translation – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway With more than 10 million copies sold, the Adventure Bible (Zonderkidz) brand is beloved by Christian schools, churches, and families alike. The bestselling Bible for children is now available in the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV). [Read the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Bible translation on Bible Gateway] Commissioned by... Read more

Whats the Relationship between Inspiration and Translation? A Response to Bill Mounce

I am deeply grateful for the life and ministry of Bill Mounce. His Greek grammar was my introduction to biblical Greek as a sophomore at Wheaton College in 1998, and after using others over the years I still commend his as the best by far. I am also thankful for his work with Crossway and... Read more

Exegetical Preaching Weblog Launched; Makes use of the NASB Bible Translation – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Pastors, church leaders, and serious-minded Christians now have a brand new on-line supply of biblical studying: ExegeticalPreaching.com, a weblog devoted to the essential rationalization and interpretation of Scripture. [Signal as much as obtain the free e mail day by day Bible verse within the NASB translation from Bible Gateway] Utilizing the New American Customary... Read more

Wycliffe Associates translation work continues regardless of challenges from COVID-19 – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) Wycliffe Associates stays assured that translation work will proceed across the globe regardless of difficulties attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. Translation Regardless of Disaster At the start of this 12 months, Bruce Smith mentioned the new methods and targets Wycliffe Associates developed for translation within the coming years. With nation after nation... Read more

Open supply Arabic Bible fuels new translation work – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Center East (MNN) — Arabic is the fifth-most spoken language on the earth, and its the official language in most Center Japanese nations. The umbrella Arabic language breaks down additional into dialects that change by nation and generally group, which complicates Bible translation work. (Photograph courtesy of Biblica) For instance, folks in Iraq usually... Read more

Discipline Coordinators lend important Bible translation assist – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) — Tens of thousands and thousands of Deaf folks haven't any entry to Gods Phrase in signal language. Fewer than 50 of the worlds 400 signal languages have any Scripture parts, and no signal language has an entire Bible. Fortunately, these numbers are altering as Deaf believers translate Gods Phrase into their... Read more

Deaf milestones embody first Scripture, higher entry, and translation college – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) — An estimated 98-percent of the worlds 70 million Deaf individuals dont know Christ. Reaching them is a monumental process, and Deaf Bible Society is making progress. Via an interpreter, Chief Packages Officer and interim co-CEO Adan Burke says theyre celebrating a number of milestones from 2019 as leaders plan for 2020.... Read more

Give the reward of hope for Christmas by supporting Bible translation – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) Present-giving is a significant a part of Christmas celebrations, however many individuals dont even have the reward of Gods Phrase. Wycliffe Bible Translators helps Bible translation around the globe into native languages so folks can learn Gods Phrase within the language their coronary heart understands. This 12 months, Wycliffe USA created a... Read more

Tender talent obligatory for covert Bible translation ministry

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) — Wycliffe Associates is a veteran in Bible translation ministry with over 50 years of expertise. One factor the group has discovered is that in an effort to be an excellent Bible translator and printer, you have to be an excellent listener. Bruce Smith with Wycliffe Associates says a major a part... Read more

Pray with Wycliffe for the way forward for Bible Translation – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — Wycliffe USAis based on a mattress of answered prayers. At present, the ministry invitations you, together with its workers, to hitch them for his or her annual World Day of Prayer. Wycliffe’s Annual World Day of Prayer Every year, Wycliffes annual World Day of Prayer falls on November 11. On this... Read more

Newest Bible Translation Figures Present Progress, however Extra Work Is Wanted – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] The Bible has now been translated into 15 extra languages worldwide since 2018. Based on Wycliffe Bible Translators (@wycliffeuk), as of October 2019, 698 languages have the whole Bible (up from 683 in 2018), and 1,548 languages have an entire New Testomony (up from 1,534). An extra 1,138 have translated parts of the Bible... Read more

Deaf Bible Society empowers signal language Bible translation – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) — Deaf communities use greater than 400 signal languages, however not a single one has a full Bible. Only some dozen have any Scripture in any respect. Moreover, ministries estimate that lower than one-percent of the worlds 70 million Deaf individuals know Christ. With such nice want and so few Deaf Christians,... Read more

Why Bible Translation Day issues for todays U.S. Church – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — Right this moment is Worldwide Translation Day, an event marked annually by the United Nations. Its rooted in a remembrance celebration of Saint Jerome, a highly-influential early Church chief. “Saint Jerome in his Study” by Domenico Ghirlandaio.(Picture courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Saint Jerome translated many of the Bible from Greek and... Read more

Deaf groups see Bible translation progress in 4 Eurasian signal languages – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Eurasia (MNN) — Political and cultural traces divide nations and continents, however Eurasia is the worlds single largest landmass. It accommodates roughly 65-percent of the worlds 7 billion individuals, together with thousands and thousands of Deaf who don't have any entry to God. Deaf Bible Society is altering this via signal language Bible translation.... Read more