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Bible Translations Languages

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints publishes editions of the Bible in English and Spanish. In many other non-English languages, the Church has approved a non–Latter-day Saint edition of the Bible for use in Church meetings and classes.

English

The Church publishes an English-language edition of the King James Version of the Holy Bible. It includes LDS footnotes and chapter headings, a Topical GuideBible DictionaryBible ChronologyHarmony of the GospelsBible MapsBible PhotographsGuide to the Scriptures, and selections from the Joseph Smith Translation. The latest edition was updated in 2013 and is available in various printed, electronic, and audio formats.

Spanish

In 2009, the LDS Church published a Spanish-language edition of the Bible entitled Santa Biblia: Reina-Valera 2009. The text is based on the 1909 version of the Reina-Valera translation, with modernized grammar and vocabulary. It includes LDS footnotes and chapter headings, as well as a Guide to the Scriptures and selections from the Joseph Smith Translation. It is available in various printed, electronic, and audio formats.

Other Languages

Below is a list of non–Latter-day Saint editions of the Bible that have been reviewed by the Church and approved for use in Church meetings and classes:

Language Name Published By           Version Edition
Afrikaans Die Bybel Bible Society of South Africa 1933 1953 Edition
Albanian Bibla La Buona Novella of Italy 1994 1994 Edition
Amharic Metshef Qdus Bible Society of Ethiopia 1962 1962 Haile Selassie Edition
Arabic Al-Kitab al-Muqaddas Arabic Bible Society Van Dyke Version 1966 Edition
Armenian (East) Astvatsashoonch United Bible Societies Ararat 1896 UBS Version 1992 Edition
Bengali Pabitra ba’ibela Bible Society of India Old Version 2012 Edition
Bikolano An Biblia Philippine Bible Society 1982 1992 Edition
Bislama Baebol long Bislama Bible Society in the South Pacific 1997 Version 1997 Edition
Bulgarian Biblia Bulgarian Bible Society 1914 Thompson Revision of 1871 translation 2005 New Orthography Edition
Burmese Thammakyam United Bible Societies Judson Bible 1964 Edition
Cambodian Prak Gumbi Parsut United Bible Society 1962 Khmer Old Version (Hammond) 1989 Edition
Catalan La Bíblia Casal and Vall 1970 Montserrat Catalan Bible 1970 Edition
Cebuano Ang Biblia Philippine Bible Society 2000  Pinadayag version 2000  Edition
Chinese (Traditional) The Holy Bible Hong Kong Bible Society                       United Bible Societies 1989 Chinese Union Version Traditional characters  with new punctuation
Chinese (Simplified) The Holy Bible Hong Kong Bible Society                       United Bible Societies 1989 Chinese Union Version Simplified characters with new punctuation
Chuukese Ewe Kapasen God United Bible Societies 1991 Version 1991 Edition
Croatian Biblija Kršćanska Sadašnjost 1996 1996 Edition
Czech Bible Svatá Česká Biblická Společnost 1613 Kralickeho Z Roku 1991 Edition
Danish Bibelen Danish Bible Society 1992 Revision 1992 Edition
Dutch Bijbel Royal Jongbloed 2010 Herziene Statenvertaling Version 2010 Jongbloed Edition
Estonian Piibel British and Foreign Bible Society 1968 Version 1991 Edition
Fante (Akan Fante) Nwoma Kronkron. Bible Society of Ghana  1988 UBS Version 1988 Edition
Fijian Ai Vola Tabu  Bible Society of the South Pacific, Suva 1902 Langham translation 1987 Edition
Finnish Raamattu Finnish Bible Society(Suomen Pipliaseura) 1992 New Church Bible(Uusi kirkkoraamattu) 1992 Edition
French La Sainte Bible Bible Society of France  Louis Segond 1910 UBS Version 1990 Edition
Georgian Biblia Institute for Bible Translation/United Bible Societies 2002 2002 Edition
German Die Bibel Katholische Bibelanstalt GmbH, Stuttgart Uniform Translation(Einheitsübersetzung) 1980 Edition
Greek ΤΑ ΙΕΡΑ ΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΑ Pergamos Publications 1995 Spyros Filos revision of the Vamvas translation 4th Edition
Guarani Nande Ruete Ne’e Bibli German Mission Among the Natives of Paraguay 2006 First Edition
Haitian Bib La Haitian Bible Society 1992 Version 1999 Edition (New orthography)
Hiligaynon Ang Biblia Philippine Bible Society 1982 1982 Edition
Hindi Pavitra ba’ibala Bible Society of India 1983 Old Version 1992 Edition
Hmong Txoj Moo Zoo Uas Yog Vajtswv Txojlus United Bible Societies UBS Version 2000 Edition
Hungarian Szent Biblia Hungarian Bible Society Karoli Gaspar 1586 Version 1992 Edition
Icelandic Biblian Bible Society Reykjavik, Iceland 1981 1981 Edition
Ilokano Ti Biblia Philippine Bible Society 1982 1982 Edition
Indonesian Alkitab Indonesian Bible Society 1993 1993 Edition
Italian La Sacra Bibbla British and Foreign Bible Society Revised Version(Luzzi Bible) 1924
Japanese  Seisho Japanese Bible Society 1955 1955 Edition
Kekchi Li Santil Hu Bible Society of Guatemala SBG Version 2006 Edition
Kikamba Mbivilia United Bible Societies 1974 UBS 1974 Edition
Kinyarwanda Bibiliya Yera Bible Society of Rwanda 1957 2001 Edition
Kiribati (Gilbertese) Te Baibara Bible Society in the South Pacific 1954 revision of 1893 version 1990 Edition
Korean  Seong Gyeong Jeon Seo Korean Bible Society  Korean Revised  Version Bible 2005 alternate terminology Edition
Kosraean Bible Mutal Bible Society of Micronesia 1976 Version 2006 Edition
Latvian Bibele   Latvian Bible Society 1975 1975 Edition
Lingala Biblia Bible Society of Zaïre 1970 1970 Edition
Lithuanian BIBLIJA arba Šventasis Raštas Lithuanian Bible Society 1999 1999 Edition
Macedonian Sveto Pismo Bible Society of the Republic of Macedonia 2007 2007 Edition
Malagasy Ny Soratra Masina Bible Society of Madagascar 1965 Version 1991 Edition
Malay Alkitab Berik Baik Malay Bible Society 1996 1996 Edition
Maltese Il-Bibbja Mqaddsa Trinitarian Bible Society 1980 1980 Edition
Marshallese Jeje Ko Rekwōjarjar Words of Grace Ministries 2009 2009 Edition
Mongolian Ariyun Bibli Mongolian Bible Association 2000 2000 Edition
Navajo Diyin God Bizaad American Bible Society 1985 1985 Edition
Nepali Pabitra Baibal Nepali Bible Society NBS New Revised Version 1997 Edition
Norwegian Bibelen Norsk Bibel A/S 1988 1988 Edition
Palauan Chedaol Biblia Bible Society of Micronesia 2004 2004 Edition
Pampango Ing Biblia Philippine Bible Society 1967 Version 1970 Edition
Pangasinan Say Biblia Philippine Bible Society 1982 1982 Edition
Persian Kitab Muqadis Elam Ministries 1895 Standard Version 1996 Edition
Pohnpeian Pwuk Sarawi United Bible Societies 1994 1994 Edition
Polish Biblia Swieta British and Foreign Bible Society  1975 Warsaw Bible 1991 Edition
Portuguese Biblia Sagrada Trinitarian Bible Society 1994 Corrigida e Revisada 1995 4th Edition
Rarotongan Bibilia Tapu ra Bible Society in the South Pacific London Missionary Society 1851 Version 1888 Edition
Romanian Biblia Sua Sfinta Scriptura United Bible Societies 1586 Version 1993 Edition
Russian Bibliya Russian Bible Society Synodal Version 1994 RBS Edition
Samoan O le Tusi Paia Bible Society in the South Pacific 1884 Version 1884 Edition
Serbian Biblija    Yugoslavian Bible Society Vuk Karađić-Gjuro Danačić version of Sveto Pismo 1993 Edition
Setswana Baebel E E Boitshepo  Bible Society of South Africa 1908 Version 1992 Edition
Shona Bhaibheri Bible Society of Zimbabwe 1949 1949 Edition
Sinhala The Holy Bible Ceylon Bible Society Sinhala Union (old) Version 1938 1975 Edition
Slovak Biblia Slovak Bible Society 1999 Revision of the 1979 Version 1999 Edition
Slovenian Sveto Pismo Slovenian Bible Society 1996 1996 Edition
Swahili Biblia British and Foreign Bible Society Holy Bible in Kiswahili,  Union Version 1989 Edition
Swedish Bibeln: Svenska Folkbibelen  XT  Media 1998 1998 Edition
Tagalog Ang Biblia Philippine Bible Society 1982 1982 Edition
Tahitian Te Biblilia Mo ‘a Ra Bible British and Foreign Bible Society 1884 Version 1884 Edition
Tamil The Holy Bible Bible Society of India 1850  Tamil OV (Old Version) 1990 Edition
Telugu The Holy Bible Bible Society of India 1904  Telugu Old Version 1972 Edition
Thai Prakrittham Kampi Thailand Bible Society 2011 Revision of 1971 Thai Standard Version 2011 Edition
Tongan Koe Tohi Tabu Katoa  Bible Society in the South Pacific 1884 Version 1884 Edition
Tok Pisin (Neomelanesian) Buk Baibel Bible Society of Papua New Guinea 1989 Version 1989 Standard Edition
Tshiluba Mukanda wa Nzambi Bible Society of D.R. Congo 1964 Version 1993 Edition
Turkish Kitabi Mukaddes Turkish Bible Society 1941 1941 Edition
Twi (Asante) Twerεw Kronkron  United Bible Societies UBS 1964 1964 Edition
Twi (Akuapem) Twerεw Kronkron  United Bible Societies UBS1964 1964 Edition
Ukrainian Bibliya Ukrainian Bible Society 1991 Protestant Version 1991 Edition
Urdu Kitab Muqadis Pakistan Bible Society 1990 Revised Protestant Version 2008 New Font Edition
Vietnamese Kinh Thanh United Bible Societies 1982 Edition of the 1926 Protestant Version 2010 Revision
Waray An Baraan Nga Kasuratan Philippine Bible Society 1983 1983 Edition
Xhosa Izibhalo Ezingcwele  Bible Society of South Africa 1859 1975 9th Edition (Revised Standard Orthography)
Yapese Bible Ni Thothup Bible Society of Micronesia 2007 2007 Edition
Yoruba Bibeli Mimo United Bible Societies, Lagos, Nigeria United Bible Societies 1969 Corrected Edition
Zulu IBhayibheli Elingcwele Bible Society of South Africa 1959 1997 First South African Edition
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