List of Bible translations by language

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A Bible handwritten in Latin, on display in Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, England.

The United Bible Societies reported that the Bible, in whole or part, has been translated in more than 3,324 languages (including an increasing number of sign languages), including complete Old or New Testaments in 2,189 languages, and the complete text of the Bible (Protestant canon) in 804 languages.

According to Wycliffe Bible Translators, in October 2017, 3,312 languages had access to at least a book of the Bible, including 1,121 languages with a book or more, 1,521 language groups with access to the New Testament in their native language and 670 the full Bible. It is estimated by Wycliffe Bible Translators that translation may be required in 1,636 languages where no work is currently known to be in progress. They also estimate that there are currently around 2,584 languages which have active Bible translation projects (with or without some portion already published).[1]

Bibles and Bible portions available online[edit]

There are currently over 1,700 versions in over 1,200 languages available digitally on and a similar number on the American Bible Society's



See also[edit]


  1. ^ [1] Archived 2014-11-03 at the Wayback Machine (Figures correct as of Oct 2017.)
  2. ^ A Bìbbia corsa

External links[edit]

  • Find.Bible links to translations in over 6,100 languages and dialects (as of April 2018 relating to 2,141 separate ISO639-3 registered languages)
  • lists over 14,000 internet links to Bibles, New Testaments and portions in "over four thousand languages"
  • Online Bible—Read, Listen or Download Free: PDF, EPUB, Audio