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You Can Now Hold 1,000 Bible Translations in the Palm of Your Hand

YouVersion and 150 partners celebrate milestone, yet 80 percent of world's languages still missing.
You Can Now Hold 1,000 Bible Translations in the Palm of Your Hand
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Today 7 out of 10 of the world's inhabitants can read the Bible in their own language on a digital device, thanks to partnerships between YouVersion and more than 150 Bible publishers and translation agencies.

The YouVersion Bible App, downloaded more than 150 million times, now offers 1,000 translations of the Bible. And Spanish is far from the second-most used language after English.

YouVersion broke the quadruple-digit threshold after Wycliffe Bible Translators provided access to its Bible translation for about 5,000 Hdi speakers, who predominantly reside in the mountains of Cameroon and in parts of neighboring Nigeria. Other rare languages reached through YouVersion’s app include Huilliche (2,000 speakers in Chile), Samoan (1,140 speakers in Fiji), and Ama (480 speakers in Papua New Guinea).

"It's unprecedented in history having so many Bible versions in the palm of your hand—something we never imagined was possible even a few years ago," said ...

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