Facts about languages


Unless you are currently learning another language,

you may well have never really given them much thought.

But languages are immensely varied and fascinating!


Did you know …

724 languages with a complete Bible – 5.9 billion people

1617 languages with a complete New Testament – 797 million people

3589 languages with some translated Bible portions – 7.14 billion people

1,155 languages, with 10.3 million users are considered not to need Bible translation

Preparatory work or initial translation is active in 964 languages with 74.2 million users

1.45 billion people, speaking 5509 languages, do not have a full Bible in their first language.

2846 languages in 157 countries with active translation or preparatory work begun – 1.11 billion people

1680 languages need Bible translation work to start – 128.8 million people

Thanks for your patience...

Waiting is hard, isn't it. But imagine waiting 2000 years for Scripture in your language! Thanks for your patience. And thanks for your generous support which will help bring the long wait to an end...