God has blessed Biblica with a rich and amazing history — and we dare to believe He’s just getting started. Because as long as there are people still waiting to hear the Gospel, we will not stop breaking down barriers to the Bible.
Biblica is founded as the New York Bible Society to meet the spiritual needs of the city.
First Bible translation sponsored: missionary William Carey’s Bengali Bible in India.
Scriptures in 65 languages are provided to immigrants at the new Ellis Island.
Scriptures provided for Billy Graham’s New York crusades.
The New International Version (NIV) is first published.
The Reach4Life Bible program for youth launches in South Africa.
The NIV launches with YouVersion’s Holy Bible app, one of the first 100 apps in Apple’s App Store.
Biblica becomes the new name of the ministry to reflect the growing diversity of our work.
Bible translation organizations unite around a shared vision of reaching every language by 2033.
The Digital Training Library launches to improve the speed and quality of Bible translation.
Open.Bible launches, unleashing the free release of God’s Word through Creative Commons licensing.
Biblica releases the first Open License Bible release in Arabic.
Biblica fast-tracks the launch of a contemporary Ukrainian New Testament and app in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.