Sidamo Bible

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

About the Sidamo language

Sidamo, also known as Sidaama, Sidaamu Afoo, Sidaminya or Sidámo ’Afó, is a language of Ethiopia.

It has over 3,000,000 users in the
Oromia region: southeast of Lake Awasa; Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ region: northeast of Lake Abaya.

Sidamo has no known dialects.It is taught in university as a major and used as a government working language. Taught in primary schools in grades 1–4 as the medium of instruction, in grades 5–10 as a subject. Sidamo is also available in Literature.

More about us

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Get involved

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

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
Hebrews 13:8

Contact Us

Bible Society of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
1252 Addis Ababa
Tel: +251-116 46 35 88/89/92-98