How many languages has the Bible not been translated into?
About 2,200 languages remain without a Bible. About 350 million people, mostly in India, China, sub-Saharan Africa and Papua New Guinea, speak only these languages.
What was the only language that the Catholic Church printed the Bible in?
Christians in Rome adopted Latin and it became the Church’s language in the fourth century. Saint Jerome’s Bible translation into Latin is called the Vulgate because it used common (or “vulgar”) Latin. With Scripture in Latin, the Church adopted the Roman tongue for its mass everywhere.
What 3 languages was the Bible written in?
Scholars generally recognize three languages as original biblical languages: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Koine Greek.
How many people in the world have no access to the Bible?
A Bible translation organization just shared an infographic that states over 1.5 billion people do not have access to a bible in their language. They hope to change that. The Wycliffe Bible Translators revealed that around the world the Bible has still not been translated into 3,969 languages.