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Church Announces New Translation Process as They Translate the Scriptures into 34 New Languages

by | Oct. 10, 2017

Mormon Life

In an October 9, 2017, letter, the First Presidency announced a new process the Church will follow for upcoming translations of the scriptures. 

The Church has announced planned translation projects for 34 additional languages, plus a new process that will allow members earlier access to the scriptures in their language.

Planned Translations

New scripture translation projects approved over the last several years include the Book of Mormon in Burmese, Efik, Georgian, Navajo, Pohnpeian, Sesotho, and Tshiluba and the triple combination of the scriptures in American Sign Language, Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Bislama, Greek, Hiligaynon, Hindi, Hmong, Lao, Lingala, Malay, Persian, Polish, Serbian, Setswana, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Tahitian, Tamil, Telugu, Tok Pisin, Turkish, Twi, Urdu, and Yoruba. 

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