Salt and Fire

Translation facilitator, David Saxby is working on the Ambonese Malay New Testament translation in Indonesia.

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The third hour

Translation facilitator, Dave Sharp is working on the Gergiko language project in central Chad.

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Finding the appropriate metaphor

Every language uses metaphors, but they may only have meaning in one culture. Translating them literally may be meaningless.

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Rhetorical questions

The Bible is full of rhetorical questions, but rhetorical questions simply don’t exist in some languages. This can present some unique challenges for Bible translation.

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Conveying the emotional meaning of a text

How would you translate this text? Translation advisor, Adam Pike is working on the Merei language project in Vanuatu.

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Translation bloopers...

Working in translation is a remarkable, satisfying, challenging job that I love. It’s serious and life-changing work but sometimes the process provides some funny moments.

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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...