Tswana: Central is spoken by 3,932,000 people: 2,822,000 in South Africa, 1,070,000 in Botswana, 29,000 in Zimbabwe, 11,000 in Namibia.
Part of the Bible was published for the first time in 1942.
The New Testament was first published in 1957.
The complete Bible was first published in 1970.
This shows the first few verses from John's Gospel in the Brummerhoff version, first published in 1970 by Bible Society of South Africa, Cape Town. This page is taken from a Bible published in 1994 by Bible Society of South Africa, Roggebaai.