Book of Mormon

A classic dilemma: The translation of the Book of Mormon into Japanese

Literary Japanese was at a crossroads when four missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints arrived in Tokyo Bay in August of 1901. Read more »

Feb. 24, 2012

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Book of Mormon translation in Spanish: Help from above to make it right

Around 1874, Daniel Webster Jones and Mileton G. Trejo began translating the Book of Mormon into Spanish. The first complete translation was completed in 1886 by... Read more »

Feb. 23, 2012

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Translating the Book of Mormon into Korean was a 'choice blessing' for Elder Han In Sang

As a young missionary in Korea, Elder Han In Sang was assigned the task of translating the Book of Mormon into the Korean language. Read more »

Feb. 23, 2012

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Book of Mormon translation: Pacific Islands

The Pacific Islands span multiple languages and a variety of translation stories. From Tongan to Maori, from as early as the 1840s through today, translating the Book... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2012

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Book of Mormon translation: German

The first German edition of the Book of Mormon came off the press in Hamburg, Germany, on May 25, 1852. It was among the first foreign-language editions of the Book of... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2012

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Danish: The first foreign language edition of the Book of Mormon

Erastus Snow and Peter Olsen Hansen worked together to produce the first Danish translation of the Book of Mormon for the LDS Church's Scandinavian mission in 1851.... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2012

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