Biblica Takes on the Risk and Challenge of Bible Translation

Since its humble beginnings in 1809 as the New York Bible Society with a focus Bible distribution and placement, ministry to migrants and prisoners, and support of William Carey’s translation work in India, Biblica became involved in Bible translation boots and all by sponsoring the New International Version (NIV) which became the version that pioneered and set the standard for Bible translation in the twentieth century.

Translation is a costly long-term investment fraught with risks at the turning of every page. It would be easy to be cynical and shy away from the cost of translation. Yet Biblica chooses to accept the challenge of translation, because they value God’s Word and believe that God continues to speak powerfully in and through his Word to transform individuals and communities with his Truth. See the full article >