Bible Translation Status

The Worldwide Status of Bible Translation (2017):

  • More than 1,400 languages have access to the New Testament and some portions of Scripture in their language.

  • More than 600 languages have the complete translated Bible.

  • About 7,000 languages are known to be in use today.

  • Up to 160 million people need Bible translation to begin in their language.

  • Approximately 2,400 languages across 165 countries have active translation and linguistic development work happening right now.

  • More than 1,600 languages* still need a Bible translation project to begin.

*Does not include sign languages


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