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Se Wsi Testamenti

<I>Se Wsi Testamenti. (Se pyhen Paualin epistola Romarein tyge)</I>

The first edition of the Finnish Bible, the New Testament translated into Finnish by Michael Agricola, was published in 1548. The publishing of the Bible realized the principle of the Reformation that anyone should be able to read the Word of God in his native language. Michael Agricola is the creator of the written Finnish language; he also wrote the first Finnish ABC Book in 1543. The New Testam…