List of Bible translations by language

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United Bible Societies reported that translations of at least part of the Bible have been made into more than 2,530 languages, including complete Old or New Testaments in 1,715 languages, including 55 sign languages, and the complete text of the Bible (Protestant canon) in 475 languages, as of December 2011.[1] According to Wycliffe Bible Translators, 2,798 have access to at least a book of the Bible, including 1,005 languages with a book or more, 1,275 language groups have access to the New Testament in their native language, and 518 language groups with complete Protestant canon as of September 2012.[2][3] It is estimated by Wycliffe Bible Translators that there are 1,967 languages (representing around 200 million people) that have yet to have any form of Bible translation. They also estimate that there are currently around 2,000 languages which have projects to get the Bible translated in progress.



See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Full Bible now available in 475 languages". United Bible Societies. April 2, 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-05.  (See link to MS-Word document from which the reported numbers come.)
  2. ^ Wycliffe Bible Translators -- What's been done, what's left to do |accessdate=2013-01-21
  3. ^ Wycliffe Bible Translators. "Translation, Literacy and Language Statistics". Retrieved 2013-01-21. 
  4. ^ A Bìbbia corsa
  5. ^ The Young Family’s Work with the Wa People

External links[edit]

  • lists over 14,000 internet links to Bibles, New Testaments and portions in over four thousand languages.