Bible translation for Roma
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To get this prayer list formatted as a calendar for printing out, click “Download” below: October 1 Pray Todd will quickly get over jet lag & adjust to the US time zone & stay healthy after his trip to Serbia October 2 Pray for Todd & Daniel attending monthly book study with other church men,…
Dear praying friends, Tomorrow I travel to Jagodina (which means “strawberry”; shown on map above), Serbia, to teach a class on biblical exegesis for a week. The Roma translators I consult are taking this course on how to discover the meaning of a Bible passage as part of their training, and they will be joined…
We recently finished checking Acts in the Arli, Gurbet and Chergash languages. It was a four month process, fun to do, but also with many challenges. One of the challenges in Bible translation is what to do when there is implied background information that we know was clear to those who read the New Testament…
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Roma (Gypsies) in Europe
There are 12-16 million Roma (Gypsies) in Europe and western Eurasia, scattered throughout 26 countries (including 40 regions or semi-autonomous regions), speaking 90+ languages, and yet only a dozen have the Bible in their Roma language.
Pray for Bible translation for the Roma languages in Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Montenegro.
Dr. Todd & Pamala Price have served with Pioneers since 1994, in Croatia, Bosnia and Hungary. They have seven children (the oldest four are not in this photo), Timothy, Jonathan, Elizabeth, Matthew, Kirsten, Daniel and Ariela, and live in Kansas City, Missouri. Pamala enjoys hosting guests in their home, teaching children, encouraging women and home schooling the children. Todd is the Roma Bible Translation Team coordinator. Their passion is to see a Bible translation in the heart language of all Roma (Gypsies) in former Yugoslavia, and to see countless Roma lives transformed through God’s Word. Todd’s BA and MA are in biblical languages and his PhD is in NT Greek and Corpus Linguistics.
See or hear the Roma Bible translations
Here you can see or listen to excerpts of what we have translated so far into five Roma (Gypsy) languages.
Structural Lexicology and the Greek New Testament By Todd Price
This study demonstrates a method for using corpus linguistics to disambiguate polysemes in the Greek New Testament. Included are several examples applying the method to exegetically problematic texts.