Oromo Bible

Discover more about the Bible in Oromo - and read it for yourself.

About the Oromo language

Oromo is a macrolanguage of Ethiopia with over 17,000,000 users.It is an Afroasiatic language. It is the most widely spoken tongue in the family's Cushitic branch. Forms of Oromo are spoken as a first language by more than 34.6 million Oromo people and neighbouring peoples in Ethiopia and by an additional half million in parts of northern and eastern Kenya.

It is also spoken by smaller numbers of emigrants in other African countries such as South Africa, Libya, Egypt and Sudan. Oromo is a dialect continuum; not all varieties are mutually intelligible.

More about us

Your prayers and support for our work are greatly appreciated. If you would like to find out more about Bible Societies that do projects for Oromo speakers then please click here:

You can also find out more by visiting these Bible Societies:

Get involved

you can get involved in Oromo Bible Projects by contributing:
- Translation skills: if you would like to work with us on a project as a Translator please contact bkirimi@biblesocieties.org
-Working for us in another capacity- Please see the jobs listed on your local Bible Society's website

The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid?
Psalm 27:1

Contact Us

Bible Society of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
1252 Addis Ababa
Tel: +251-116 46 35 88/89/92-98
E-mail: bse@biblesocieties.org
Website: http://biblesociety-ethiopia.org/