Akan Bible History (1)

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Alt. = Fanté, Twi

**List: Akan Ministry

the Bible ( the Bible )
"Fanté is one of the Akan dialects of Ghana (see Twi: Akuapem),
spoken by about 750,000 people living mainly along the western
and central coast, from Takoradi to Winneba.   It is mutually
intelligible with Twi and the other Akan dialects.   A considerable
literature has been developed in Fanté."
--1000 Tongues, 1972   [Info only]
       "Spoken in the region of Cape Coast Castle, Gold Coast, West Africa."--1000 Tongues, 1939   [Info only]

**File: Akan Bible History (3)--1860   S. Bagster   [Info only: Fantee.]

       "First publication, Selections, in a grammar of Fanti and Accra in
    1764; tr. by Ch. Protten, a native convert of the Moravian Mission.
    Gospels of St. Matthew and St. Mark, 1877 in London by the Wes-
    leyan My. Society, tr. by the Rev. A. W. Parker
    (Wesleyan), a
      New Testament, 1896.   A revision is now in process.
       CP: BFBS.
    --1000 Tongues, 1939   [Info only]

ASHANTI: Fanti dialect--1000 Tongues, 1939   [Info only: n.d. John 3:12-18 unknown.]

"1877 Matthew   Mark   Wesleyan MS, London
1886 Gospels BFBS, London
Translated by A. W. Parker, an African pastor."
--1000 Tongues, 1972   [Info only]

"1888 Genesis   1896 New Testament
1903 New Testament (revised)   BFBS, London
Translated by A. W. Parker, with the assistance of a committee under
the supervision of W. M. Cannell.
--1000 Tongues, 1972   [Info only]

"1919 Pentateuch   1922 Psalms
1936-1938 [m]ark   John (revised orthography)   BFBS, London
Translated and revised by a committee, including C. W. Armstrong,
A. A. Sneath, WMMS, and J. O. Hammond, E. A. Sackey, and
F. E. Ekuban, African pastors.
--1000 Tongues, 1972   [Info only:
"1938" Mark 1:2 incorrect (Isaiah).]

"1948 Bible BFBS, London
Translated, with orthographic revisions, by a committee composed
of C. W. Armstrong, G. Acquash, K. Horn, A. B. Dickson, F. C. F.
Grant, C. H. Bartels, H. C. Neill, and I. C. Mason.
--1000 Tongues, 1972   [Info only: ?]

Twi: Akuapem {Akwapim}...
See Twi Ministry.

Twi: Asante {Ashanti}...
See Twi Ministry.

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