Makua Bible History (1)

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**List: Makua Ministry

the Bible ( al-mKitabuni )
"The Makua language is spoken by about 100,000 people over a
large area of north-central Mozambique, generally south of the
Lugenda River, though the language is heard as far north as the
Tanzania border.   It is a Bantu tongue related to ILomwe, which
is sometimes considered a Makua dialect."
--1000 Tongues, 1972   [Info only]

       "First publication, St. Matthew’s Gospel,
    chapters 1-7 in 1881 at Zanzibar by the Universities’ Mission to
    Central Africa; tr. by the Rev. Chauncy Maples.   St. Mark’s Gospel,
    BFBS, 1927, prepared by a committee of mies.
    --1000 Tongues, 1939   [Info only]

MAKUA--1000 Tongues, 1939   [Info only: n.d. Mark 3:35 unknown.]

"1927 Mark BFBS, London
Translated by mies. of the Universities’ Mission to Central
Africa, assisted by F. Reuben Namalowe, Obed Y. Kasembe, Gerard
Sonje, and Isaak Nchiha.
--1000 Tongues, 1972   [Info only:
"1927" Mark 1:2 correct (manabii = the prophets).]

"1946 John BFBS, London
Translated by Lyndon P. Harries, UMCA."
--1000 Tongues, 1972   [Info only]

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