Samoan is spoken by between 362,000 and 367,000 people: 153,000 in Western Samoa, 90,000 in USA, 50,000 in New Zealand, 39,000 in American Samoa, between 30,000 and 35,000 in Hawaii.
Part of the Bible was published for the first time in 1836.
The New Testament was first published in 1846.
The complete Bible was first published in 1855.
This shows the first few verses from John's Gospel in the Revised version, first published in 1969 by British & Foreign Bible Society, London. This page is taken from a Bible by The Bible Society in the South Pacific, 1979.