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Tibetan 藏语

The first portion of the Bible, the Gospel of John, in Tibetan language was translated by Moravian Church missionaries William Heyde, Edward Pagel, and Heinrich Jaeschke, and later Dr. August Francke. It was printed in 1862 at Kyelang capital of Lahul in Kashmir. The whole New Testament was printed in 1885 in Ladakh. Yoseb Gergen (aka Sonam Gergen), a Tibetan Christian translated the entire Bible, complete in 1935. It was finally published in 1948. This is known in India as the Tibetan OV Bible. Eliya Tsetan Phuntshog published a New Testament in 1970.