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  • April 2, 2018
Men praying over Chuka Scriptures

This proved to be a difficult verse for the Chuka Bible translation team in Kenya. The concept of an ambassador was a troublesome idea, because in the Chuka culture they don’t have ambassadors. The team consulted community members about the word ambassador, and the closest options offered were words for “spy,” “spokesman,” “messenger” and “representative.” The team decided to replace the noun “ambassador” with “messenger” and reinforce the word with the verb “represent.”