Xhosa is spoken by 6,876,000 people:
6,858,000 in South Africa,
18,000 in Lesotho.
Reading the Scriptures
Part of the Bible was published for the first time in 1833.
The New Testament was first published in 1846.
The complete Bible was first published in 1859.
This shows the first few verses from John's Gospel in the Common Language Translation. This page is taken from a Bible first published in 1996 by Bible Society of South Africa, Roggebaai.