anyone not kingdom citizens when the kingom of the heavens takes of will die it always astonishes me that so many languages are catered for, worldwide, and that new languages are added seemingly every month. The Bible remains the world’s most translated book, with at least one book now available in a staggering 3,312 languages. The complete New World Translation has been published in more than one hundred languages or scripts, with the New Testament available in more than fifty additional languages. When you also factor in their various educational systems and disaster relief programs, along with their high moral codes of conduct, it is a wonder they get such negative press. And, if you have a scientific way of thinking, like me. Our organization is guided by Jehovah God and we are privileged to be a part of prophesy being fulfilled and understood in all nations, tribes and tongues. Some don't like this because they just don't like change but the Bible itself says that God asks His followers to be willing to "worship Him in spirit and truth" and the most accurately translated Bible would offer anyone that opportunity. You know that old saying " You're dame if you do and you're damd if you don't". the King James Bible, but the difference is in the accuracy of the translation. Bible translations are usually broken down into three major categories: Word-for-word or Formal Equivalence, Thought-for-Thought or Dynamic Equivalence, and Paraphrase. Have a great day! You can also trust us to translate, overdub, or subtitle your Christian project. also it is done so they can learn the true religion which is different from false religions as if they were all doing what the bible teaches there would be only one religion at the same spiritual table . Most Bible scholars agree that the New World Translation is in fact THE most accurately translated Bible ever printed. Friday 20th November 2020 http://www.jw.org/en/publications/bible/nwt/books/isaiah/60/#v23060022 In the late 1800's, Jehovah's Witnesses were a small group of people. imagine how happy he is right now to see how far he has helped us come! How beautiful it is to know how much translators have helped us and our education system. It’s incredible, the amount of impact it may have. Thanks for the information. blood and fire and billows of smoke. My Jehovah continue to bless your effort. Please Dont listen to those who hate JW's, it could cost you your life and Jehovah wants you alive and thriving, in his new world, soon to come. I am not surprized that the articles number has increased and I am happy to share that to date the number of languages on jw.org is 953 since this article was posted. I find it refreshing to see something written about this group that appreciates its accomplishment in this way, without resorting to name calling. There is no paid clergy. There would be no other reason to do this massive work. Obviously, I am one of JW's. This is why JW's spend time translating into so many languages so we can reach hearts and save lives and ultimately not only praise our God Jehovah but show people that he is God Almighty and he alone has the right to rule. But the rest of them didn't stay very long. And we should welcome investigations by the authorities of the land. Neil should do research on why God allowed Job's unmatched calamities and sufferings. Although billions of Bibles and numerous translations have been printed by various Bible societies, poverty and religious bias prevent many people from obtaining a Bible in their own language. “Minus the bias.” (Ps 83:18 - Rev 4:11). Occasionally he came to a meeting with his wife. onceagain THANK YOU All JW's want to do is give all the opportunity to be the ones left over after Jesus and the angels are through. God's purpose is that we grow despite the hatred. No one says that Marylin Manson is such a disgusting freak, because he was raised to be a catholic, methodist or whatever? thank you all who support this work. Think of the magnitude of this work. The workers are not paid and it a mavel. So I did something I said I would never do again since I left home. It is much worse that other religions dont even tell the truth or seek daily to examine the scriptures as JW do and are willing to change when light becomes clearer on subjects, Such translation work would not have been possible without the backing of Jehovah's holy spirit. 1.5 billion people, speaking 6656 languages, do not have a full Bible in their first language. Versions of other parts of the Bible were made up to the fourteenth century. Which this alone just proves that Jehovah's Witnesses are being led by a higher being, being God! Elders take their responsibility to keep the congregation safe very seriously. 31 The sun will be turned to darkness I love the way they even translate the original songs. let me please correct it But, that just shows you the opportunity that we have to continue to educate the Christian public about the need for Bible translation," Creson said. They complained about being disfellowshipped, but I have read in the bible a passage that said not to even "say a greeting to such a man" and it was about a congregation member, back then, who had put himself in a position to be excommunicated [ the Catholic term for disfellowshipping ] Yet the law enforcement did nothing. For a time our understanding of Bible truth was very limited. It is to teach people of all nations about the Kingdom of God. What you said was not wrong but it helps to have a little more insight to tie together the information you discovered in your research. My mother tounngue was Spanish but being raised in the U.S. Noah's antitypical ark is still actively gathering many a soul under its roof. Impartial people just like our God Jehovah, is not partial. 1,000 Translation work and any other work related to website or organisation is not done by our efforts only.. this is Jehovah's work.He is helping by his holy spirit.This is the reason behind this website growth. Why are so many Jehovah's defending this article. "all the work are done with volunteer spirit." Unfortunately, it won’t be that easy. thank you Jehovah for such a blessing. Sincere people who love the truth will find it because it is God's will for them. you don't have to believe this but, there is good evidence that its coming, but that's not the end, Jehovah will restore the earth, and all of the just people will survive. Which organization can embark into such a project if not an organization that has real love and interest on the common people. The Bible is also available on jw.org in 129 languages, including seven sign languages. Their congregation was very ill- informed about Jesus' teaching of a earth wide paradise to be ruled by Jesus and his heavenly Bride-class. Both the Old and New Testaments have a long history of translation. and the moon to blood I don't think your accusations are fair. What do you all think? Yes, there is a reason why the Witnesses are the only ones called by God's name, Jehovah. I was raised as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. It happens to the best of us, it's just that as one of JW'S, our faith truly IS our way of life, and so much about us is misunderstood, that we can't help but try and correct it. We continue to safeguard them scriptually and according to the laws of the land. What we can learn, Wycliffe Bible Translators President on Inspiring New Generation to End 'Bible Poverty' by Translating Last 1,870 Languages, Wycliffe Reports 5.8 Billion People Now Have Access to Bible, YouVersion Now Offers More Than 1,000 Bible Versions in Over 700 Languages, Scripture In Heart Language? Some people take their belief systems to an extreme. I pray everyday that before I make a choice, that it is in harmony with Bible principles. He continued: "[2,195] is the highest number in history. Wouldn't they be doing this? Now that is amazing! You can see it on YouTube. It's not about Perfection. Jehovah's Witnesses are the only people doing this work. 2,731 languages in 167 countries have begun active He gained a good knowledge of Hebrew, Greek and Latin, even if he was not as talented as Melanchthon and all those who were involved in his translation undertaking. A new milestone has been reached as the Bible has been translated into its 700th language. Let just continue with our fine works. Thank you to all who spare no effort to give the good news to all because of love towards all. When Jehovah executes the wicked, unrepentant mankind. Then they did not agree, so they separated time and again.Do you see them translating the Bible and countless books and magazines that people everywhere might learn the truth or do they build a church and wait for the profits?Jesus commanded the preaching be done in all the inhabited Earth at Matthew 28:19,20 the foretold that it would be a sign of the Last Days at Matthew 24:14, Mark 13:10. www.jw.org and they ask for no money, no adverts, just a love for God and their neighbor. Thank you, not only for noticing, but for reporting the efforts of JWs to do what the Bible commands ALL Christians to do, that is: to preach the "good news of the kingdom." Translation into other languages is based on the English text, supplemented by comparison with the Hebrew and Greek. on the average more than 1 million are distributed on a weekly basis. We can see the fulfilment of this prophecy by means of the exponential increase in the number of languages. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, Would He not have One Way that Jesus foretold would do much greater works than he did. Thus at least some portions of the Bible have been translated into 3,386 languages. And yes, JWs are not required to read the Watchtower or other publications. It would have to be translated to all the nations and in different tongues or languages. One of the pioneers of this effort was William Cameron Townsend. Jesus said we would be objects of hatred. He, as the only begotten son of Jehovah God poured out his precious blood which, in turn provided a opportunity for honest hearted men and women to gain everlasting life without satanic influence on a cleansed, paradise right here on earth. One thing I didn't see any one else mention was that we also publish in braille, for the blind. And it indeed has, to have been noticed by those who commented either witnesses or non witnesses. We translate in different languages so that the good new of Gods kingdom can be preached in ALL the inhabited earth, for a witness- as Jesus foretold in Matthew24:14. (Ac 2:1-13). But moving on, I could sit there and blame society for everything and how school didn't protect me, nor did the police when I was followed twice when I was even younger, not even coming to assist, but rather asking why I was not at home, and making me feel guilty. The Bible that Witnesses use is "different" from, say. The transaltions are imporatnt because people will come to know the way the information about our heritage has been hiden and twisted in the minds of the common people. But the love that JW's have for all people is immense because it's not the number of people who speak a certain language and dialect that determines if Jehovah's message would be translated for them, but it's the fact that there someone out there that needs to hear his message. About 130 Bible scholars, church leaders, and lay Christians aimed to produce a literal translation that retained the purity and stylistic beauty of the original KJV while using modern language. and please, make sure to visit www.jw.org for live saving truths. i for one always have a bible at my disposal to give away when i find someone that does not possess one. Its the right place to be. I am a Christian,My long time friend sent this to me,She beening a Jehovah Witnesse all her life.We get into e-mailing each other and their are somethings in my Christianity I don't understand like Job where did he get a wife young eought to give Job 10 more children and I wordered about this? However, now we have expanded to unbelievable numbers globally. As of December 1, 2019, jw.org is now translated to 1,006 languages!!! If you want to find it, you must study with Jehovah's Witnesses. That is what Jesus commanded his followers to do. Try prayer out for yourself and you will see that all other complicated topics become less difficult when you discover that there actually is a creator who cares enough to listen to you. How many people have no Bible? Check it out for yourselves, don't just take JW's word for it. In 1917, Townsend, then twenty-one years old, contracted to sell copies of the Bible in Central America. And remember there must be 2 Witnesses of a child molestation to be believed and acted upon within the congregation. Thank you so much for your article. Hit me up in 2050 when the overlapping generation theory fails just like the last 5 Armageddon predictions have failed.. You hopeful JWs know what I'm talking about. In addition to this amazing website, the Watchtower is the most widely distributed magazine in the world and the Awake is the second most distributed magazine in the world...and you can'y buy one. Jehovah’s Witnesses have come up with a computer program that enables them to translate faster. You want a college education? The Watch Tower is the most widely-read magazine in the world, it is hand-distributed, and a Brooklyn-based monthly publication of Jehovah’s Witness. My back hurt and I had blisters but I did it..Who would do that type of work for someone they never met before and would never see again and not being paid for it....That is true love..Matt 13:34,35..Jesus said thats how his followers could be identified by love.. All that literature we provide to people its done at no charge..Ive become friends with people I met in the door to door work..Became a friend to A disabled ex marine thats love. Further, translators are usually based in the locale of their target language, so that their translation reflects the current idiom. it is a discussion of a bible topic. the bible has been tanslated in whole or in part in more than 2,300 languages and thus is available to more than 90% of the earth's population. For example, one of the most popular videos – “why should you study the bible” has been translated into over 450 languages, thanks to the multilingual translation resources at their disposal. READ Acts 1:8 BACKS UP OUR EFFORTS TO REACH SO MANY IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES. not just jws but everyone else too. IBM wanted to purchase the program for a considerable amount of money, however Jehovah’s Witnesses are not interested in money. :) The GWT seeks to translate as if it is the first-ever translation of the Bible into English –using fresh, original language. One God inspired the Bible and explained Himself through it's many pages. As one of Jehovah'so Witnesses,I too was once a member of a Protestant church. To enjoy our website, you'll need to enable JavaScript in your web browser. Thank you Chrissy. I know this site JW.ORG. That is not the fault of a religious institution as a whole. As at august 3, 2017, JW.ORG==>>904 languages including 91 different sign languages. * Interesting! As of December 2015, seeing that this artivle was posted in September if 2015, we are now translating in over 850 languages! Democracy, the so called government BY the people, FOR the people and OF the people, is like the blind leading the blind. from the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU again for your article. One woman who uses the Deaf Bible app described what it was like for her when she did not have access to God’s Word in her “heart” language. High school is still the place where everyone is taught to get along by one mouth, and by the other loud mouth (peers), one is being educated that society is wicked, and for some tortuous. This takes time, but diligently they continue to add different languages. What Bible message are they are they trying to share? This is an evidence of Jehovah's backing in line with Jesus statement at Acts 1:8, you will receive power when the holy spirit comes upon you, you will be witnesses of me to the most distant part of the earth. The watchtower bought shingles by the truckload..I also went out and fixed other peoples roof. We are from the spirit kingdom, not the mammal kingdom. You did a good job for our God JEHOVAH and for me , I have issues voicing my mind. Its speaking already. The exponential increase in the number of languages proves without a doubt that Jehovah's Witnesses is the one and only true religion. I just looked up "what bible translation is most accurate wikipedia" on Google and scholars generally speak highly of, or consider the NWT to be the most accurate. "Great!!! It is manifested now that our purpose to translate the Bible us being TWISTED -- just as the history of the nation of Israel, the kings writings, the writing of the prophets, and the letters of the first centiry Christian [the Bible}... we are at work to help set straight the things that humanity needs to know to choose life...our work will end, we are here to serve the information right...abd that means putting it in terms that everyone caninderstand. I am proud to be one of Jehovah's Witnesses. The depth and scope of the translation work is a visible demonstration of the fulfillment of Matt 24:14; "The good news of the kingdom will be preached in all the inhabited earth." Any well meaning institution would. Listen to the Witnesses. A website? As per Michael Jackson, do you think drugs had damaged him also apart from his upbringing? Thank you again sir. Does it make sense that The Only True God would be organized enough to reach all languages. However, guess who came to my door the very next morning? on the average more than 1 million are distributed on a weekly basis. This is a nice truthful article... posted and shared by JW's as "proof" that they have the true religion. They too had been broken from this world. I think the number of translations is up to about 903 now. Would recommend the last one if you are learning a language, even if you are not a believer. My parents lied about what was going on in the home. You indeed deserve commendation for fair rendering of the entire account and I really highly appreciate your well-meaning efforts. A website? Every twinge of pain,anxiety,cruelty and injustice is a relic of the fall away from that design.We live on a planet in rebellion against God since the time of Eden and the compounded results of mans sin shows we cannot rule ourselves succesfully when we ignore Jehovah and direct our own steps apart from him.So we are thankfully moving to a resolution and Bible prophecy at Romans chapt 8 verse 22. is about to be fulfilled bringing an end to wickedness,suffering and death. What about high school? as the Lord has said, Public fund raising has NEVER been done. The Most Distributed Magazine In The World. I’m so pleased to have a wonderful sincere sister capable of set matters straight, you spoke for you AMAZING GOD and for me. 1193 languages are not vital enough to plan translation work – 20.8 million people; 2014 languages need translation (or preparatory work) to begin – 167 million people; Bible translation need. Exercise 3 Questions 1. The Bible has been translated into many languages from the biblical languages of Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek. It acknowledges this amazing feat without bias. JW.ORG has surpassed 1,000 LANGUAGES!!!!!!!!!! C. Translations for the world. The praiseworthy milestone is a result of Bible translation happening at a more rapid speed than ever. Translation and our website are the most important things right now." I agree that it shows Divine backing. I just went to JW.ORG and counted 80 different sign languages on the site. (Luke 23:43) "Come! People all-area JH cherish you. 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