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The Bible's latest translation: Internet emojis

The translator worked from the King James Bible, prefers anonymity and signs with an emoji

Bible Emoji translates the holy text into a language millennials can understand.

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth, and then some time later ? created emoji ? .

One of the most widely translated works in history has been given a 21st-century update with the publication of the Emoji Bible.

Described as a “great and fun way to share the gospel”, it interprets all 66 books of the King James Version with Unicode-approved emoji and commonly-used internet slang and contractions.

Totalling just under 3,300 pages, the book – subtitled “Scripture 4 Millennials” – was made available on the iTunes store for US $2.99 on Sunday.

The translator told Guardian Australia that he or she preferred to remain anonymous, identifying only as the cool-dude-with-sunglasses emoji: ?.

This article continues at [The Guardian] The Emoji Bible has arrived ... and ? has yet to declare it ?

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