1996
Numerous Language Editions of Scriptures Available
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“Numerous Language Editions of Scriptures Available,” Ensign, Feb. 1996, 75

Numerous Language Editions of Scriptures Available

In 1830 the first edition of the Book of Mormon was printed in English in New York City. Twenty-one years later, in 1851, the Book of Mormon was printed for the first time in another language—Danish. The next year German, French, Italian, and Welsh editions of the Book of Mormon were printed. Today the scriptures are available in a multitude of different languages:

  • The complete Book of Mormon—40 languages

  • Selections from the Book of Mormon—48 languages

  • Doctrine and Covenants and Pearl of Great Price—30 languages

  • Triple combination—12 languages