A Comprehensive List of Holy Scriptures in Shona Bible or Bhaibheri

General A Comprehensive List of Holy Scriptures in Shona Bible or Bhaibheri

To begin with, the Bible in the Shona language is called: "Bhaibheri" and a person who wholeheartedly accepts Jesus Christ (the Son of Man) as his survivor, that is to say, a Christian is called: "muKristu."

Note: ChiKristu should not be confused with ChiJudha given that the latter refers to a monotheistic religion and the cultural practices of Judaism.

In addition, the Old Testament in Shona language is called: "Testamende Yekare" whilst the New Testament is called: "Testamende Itsva," respectively.


Old Testament Bible Scriptures in Shona:
  • Genesis — Genesisi
  • Exodus — Ekisodho
  • Leviticus — Revhitiko
  • Numbers — Numeri
  • Deuteronomy — Dhuteronomi
  • Joshua — Joshua
  • Judges — Vatongi
  • Ruth — Rute
  • 1 Samuel — 1 Samueri
    • 2 Samuel — 2 Samueri
  • 1 Kings — 1 Madzimambo
    • 2 Kings — 2 Madzimambo
  • 1 Chronicles — 1 Makoronike
    • 2 Chronicles — 2 Makoronike
  • Ezra — Ezira
  • Nehemiah — Nehemia
  • Esther — Esteri
  • Job — Jobho
  • Psalms — Mapisarema
  • Proverbs — Zvirevo
  • Ecclesiastes — Muparidzi
  • Song of Solomon (or Song of Songs) — Rwiyo Rukuru rwaSoromoni
  • Isaiah — Isaya
  • Jeremiah — Jeremia
  • Lamentations — Kuungudza kwaJeremia
  • Ezekiel — Ezekieri
  • Daniel — Dhanieri
  • Hosea — Hosea
  • Joel — Joere
  • Amos — Amosi
  • Obadiah — Obhadhia
  • Jonah — Jona
  • Micah — Mika
  • Nahum — Nahumi
  • Habakkuk — Habhakuki
  • Zephaniah — Zefania
  • Haggai — Hagai
  • Zechariah — Zekaria
  • Malachi — Maraki

New Testament Scriptures in Shona:
  • Matyu (Matthew) — Mateo
  • Maak (Mark) — Mako
  • Luuk (Luke) — Ruka
  • Jan (John) — Johani
  • Aks (Acts of the Apostles) — Mabasa
  • Ruoman (Romans) — VaRoma
  • 1 Korintiyan (Corinthians) — 1 VaKorinde
    • 2 Korintiyan (Corinthians) — 2 VaKorinde
  • Gyalieshan (Galatians) — VaGaratia
  • Ifiijan (Ephesians) — VaEfeso
  • Filipiyan (Philippians) — VaFiripi
  • Koloshan (Colossians) — VaKorose
  • 1 Tesaluoniyan (Thessalonians) — 1 VaTesaronika
    • 2 Tesaluoniyan (Thessalonians) — 2 VaTesaronika
  • 1 Timoti (Timothy) — 1 Timoti
    • 2 Timoti (Timothy) — 2 Timoti
  • Taitos (Titus) — Tito
  • Failiiman (Philemon) — Firimoni
  • Iibruu (Hebrews) — VaHebheru
  • Jiemz (James) — Jakobho
  • 1 Piita (Peter ) — 1 Petro
    • 2 Piita (Peter) — 2 Petro
  • 1 Jan (John) — 1 Johani
    • 2 Jan (John) — 2 Johani
      • 3 Jan (John) — 3 Johani
  • Juud (Jude) — Judha
  • Revilieshan (Revelation) — Zvakazarurwa
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