Discover more about the Bible in Ellomwe

About the Ellomwe language

In Malawi Ellomwe language is spoken in the Southern part of the country in about five districts of Phalombe, Thyolo, Mulanje Chiradzulu and parts of Zomba. Llomwe is a Bantu language which is also spoken in Mozambique. No Bible in Ellomwe has been published in Malawi and Ellomwe speakers have been using Chichewa Bibles for their use as Christians.

The Llomwe language is written using the Roman alphabet. Research has shown that Llomwe in Malawi is not mutually intelligible with Llomwe in Mozambique, has a result it was found necessary to translate the Bible in Ellomwe using a dialect that is widely used in Malawi.

About Ellomwe Bible Translation

The Ellomwe Bible Translation project began its work in 2007.

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- Translation skills.
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8Be sure that the book of the Law is always read in your worship. Study it day and night, and make sure that you obey everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.

9Remember that I have commanded you to be determined and confident! Don't be afraid or discouraged, for I, the LORD your God, am with you wherever you go.”

Joshua 1:8 - Joshua 1:9

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