BAEBELE e e Boitshepo (TSW08NO)
BAEBELE e e Boitshepo
© 1908, 1992 Bible Society of South Africa. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
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Tswana, spoken in Botswana and South Africa, is the mother tongue of some 3,7 million people living in South Africa.
The pioneer translator of the Bible into Tswana was Robert Moffat who started translating the Bible soon after his arrival in Kuruman in 1817. Tswana was the first South African language to receive a complete Bible. As each section was translated by Robert Moffat, it was printed on a missionary press at Kuruman. The complete Bible was available by 1857, was revised in 1908 and written in a new orthography in 1992. This version is sometimes referred to as the Wookey translation. These days it is mostly used by readers in Botswana. Please visit www.biblesociety.co.za to order a printed copy of this Bible.
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