Bible translations into Ukrainian

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Title page of the translation of the Bible by Panteleimon Kulish, published in 1903
An illustration from the Peresopnytsia Gospels

The known history of Bible translation into Ukrainian began in the 16th century with Peresopnytsia Gospels, which included only four Gospels of the New Testament. Later in 17th-19th centuries, when the Ukrainian territory was a part of the Russian Empire, several other translations were made secretly because of the Russian Government restrictions on Ukrainian language.[1][2]

At present there are several translations of Holy Scripture into Ukrainian:

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  1. ^ Ukrainian Bible Society, History of Bible Translations, in Ukrainian
  2. ^ Marta Onufriv, Ukrains'ka Pravda
  3. ^ "Conference in Kyiv Marks Birth Anniversary of First Translator of Holy Gospels into Ukrainian", RISU News, December 2007
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