English - Tibetan Glossary

Angel pho nya, mkha' 'gro

Devil bdud

eternal life mtha' med pa'i gson pa nyid

God dkon mchog

Gospel phrin bzang

heaven nam mkha'

holy ghost/spirit sems dam pa

Holy Trinity gsum ldan dam pa

Jerusalem ye ru sha lem

John the Baptist khrus gsol mkhan yo ha nan

Kingdom of Heaven nam mkha'i rgyal srid (in the bible translation), lha yi rgyal khab

Mary mir yam

mercy snying rje

New Testament zhal chad gsar pa

peacemakers 'dum byed mkhan

righteousness drang ba nyid

saint skyes bu dam pa/skyes chen

Satan bdud

sins sdig pa

temple mchod khang

Three Wise Men rtsis pa gsum

Sayings
 

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

sems dul ba rnams bde'o/ de tsho sa gzhi'i bdag por 'gyur bar 'gyur ro//


Yoseb Gergan, translator of the Bible into Tibetan
Yoseb Gergan, translator of the Bible into Tibetan

Further Reading
 
Allan Maberly, God Spoke Tibetan: The Epic Story of the Men who gave the Bible to Tibet, the Forbidden Land
 
P. Klafkowski, 'Towards the Complete History of the Tibetan Bible: The Lord's Prayer in Different Translations' in Ernst Steinkellner and Helmut Tauscher (ed.), Contributions on Tibetan Language, History and Culture (Proceedings of the Csoma de Koros Symposium Held at Velm-Vienna, Austria, 13-19 September 1981), Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass 1995

External Links
 
TibetanBible.Org