Sanguirese Version of the Scriptures
Sanguirese Version Of The Scriptures This language is used in the Sangir Islands, the inhabitants of which, numbering about 80,000 souls, 10,000 of whom have been baptized, have but recently been blessed with a translation of the New Test. From the report of the British and Foreign Bible Society for 1879 we learn that the Reverend Mr. Kelling, who has been laboring twenty years on the island of Tagulandang, where he has formed a church has completed the. New Test., and is giving it a final revision. This translation was published at London, in the Siamo dialect, in 1882, the Reverend E.W. King, of Tilbury, having read the proofs. Encouraged by the good reception which the New Test.
had received at the hands of the natives, the committee of the British and Foreign Bible Society agreed, in 1884, to print an edition of the Psalms, the translation having also been made by the Reverend Mr. Kelling. (B.P.)