Shona: Standard is spoken by 7,000,000 people:
6,225,000 in Zimbabwe,
760,000 in Mozambique,
15,000 in Zambia.
Reading the Scriptures
in Shona: Standard
Part of the Bible was published for the first time in 1938.
The New Testament was first published in 1941.
The complete Bible was first published in 1949.
This shows the first few verses from John's Gospel in the Interconfessional version. This page is taken from a Bible first published in 1995 by Bible Society of Zimbabwe, Harare.