Even though we’ve worked with Wycliffe Bible Translators for over 25 years, I had no idea that 1. There were so many languages for the deaf and 2. each of them need a Bible Translation. I thought they would just read from their own “mother tongue.” But their mother tongue is their deaf sign language! For a fascinating video that explains the process and a way to help fund these translations, please watch the video below.
From Wycliffe USA’s post:
“There are 978,000 Deaf in the Americas alone, but not a single, complete Bible translation exists for any of the 30 sign languages used across the continent. This video contains testimonies of how encountering the gospel in sign language has radically changed lives for Deaf in South America. Watch the video and then visit the Wycliffe Gift Catalog to support this sign language project and more!”