United Bible Societies

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The United Bible Societies (UBS) is a worldwide federation of Bible societies. In 1946 delegates from 13 countries formed the UBS, as an effort to coordinate the activities of the Bible societies. The first headquarters were London and in Geneva.[1] The current General Secretary of The United Bible Societies is Michael Perreau. United Bible Societies is also a collaborating agency with the Forum of Bible Agencies International.

The UBS has members and affiliates in 150 countries, working in more than 200 countries and territories.[2] They include:


The Bible Translator is a refereed journal, published since 1950, dedicated to articles about the theory and practice of Bible translation. It appears in two series – Technical Papers in January and July, and Practical Papers in April and October.[7]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-24. Retrieved 2015-11-25.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ UBS web page retrieved Jan 24, 2011
  3. ^ Columbian Bible Society Archived June 17, 2007, at the Wayback Machine website
  4. ^ Bible Society of South Africa website
  5. ^ Dutch Bible Society website
  6. ^ 'Lembaga Alkitab Indonesia' website
  7. ^ Journal

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