Bible translations into Kannada

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Some parts of the Bible were translated into Kannada in 1812. In 1823 The New Testament was published. In 1831 the complete Bible was published in Kannada.[1] Translators included John Hands, founder of the London Missionary Society station in Bellary in 1810, and William Reeve at Bellary and Bangalore.[2]


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  2. ^ Literary autobiography of C.P. Brown Charles Philip Brown, Golla Narayanaswami Reddy, Bangorey - 1978 "REEVE, William (1794-1850): LMS missionary at Bellary and Bangalore: well-versed in Canarese: his Carnataca & English Dictionary appeared in 1832 (revised by D.Sanderson in 1858): along with Hands translated Bible into Canarese."

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