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Iraq: Kurdish Bible done

A team of Bible translators in Kurdistan, northern Iraq, working against the backdrop of civil unrest and religious persecution, have completed the first-ever translation of the whole Bible into the Central Kurdish Sorani language and launched it in April.

Church Mission Society

For eight years, mission partners have worked alongside indigenous Kurds and other foreign nationals drafting text, checking names, terminology and style, and finally checking both the Old and New Testaments so that they could be published together for the first time as the complete Bible.