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Who is Jesus? - Achi'

ISO Code : acr
Glottocode: achi1256

Achi' (Achí in Spanish) is a Mayan language very closely related to K'iche' (Quiché in the older orthography). It is spoken by the Achi people, primarily in the department of Baja Verapaz in Guatemala.

There are two Achi dialects. Rabinal Achi is spoken in the Rabinal area, and Cubulco Achi is spoken in the Cubulco area west of Rabinal.

Three versions of the New Testament are Available. This edition uses Ri utzilaj tzij re ri kanimajawal Jesucristo

(ACRNNT) Ri utzilaj tzij re ri kanimajawal Jesucristo

(ACRNT) I 'utz laj tzij re i dios

(ACRTNT) Ri utzilaj tzij re ri kanimajawal Jesucristo

Native speakers unknown (85,000 cited 1990–2000)

From the Joshua Project:

Introduction / History

The Achi people group is one of nine languages that make up the Guatemala Cluster. Though the languages are all in the Mayan family, no group's mother tongue can be easily understood by speakers of another.

Where Are they Located?

The mountainous area where these people groups live is dotted with volcanoes. Most families engage in agriculture, raising plenty of food in the fertile soil. Some supplement their income, raising coffee, sugar, cardamom or bananas as cash crops. Sheep provide wool for a wide variety of woven and embroidered clothing and intricate handicrafts.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Among these indigenous peoples, about 70 percent are animists, who revere spirits in nature and of ancestors. About 30 percent are Christians, but their impact has been minimal.

Mayan religion pervades traditional rites, customs and ways of thinking. In recent years, foreigners have stirred a resurgence of interest in Mayan worldview, along with its religious practices.

Some Christian believers clearly demonstrate their faith through their choices and attitudes, but they long to better understand their relationship with God. How does He affect their daily lives and relationships? Many are asking for Old Testament Scriptures.

Your help is needed to translate these phrases.

Can you help? It will take an estimated six hours to layout the Who Is Jesus tract in Achi.

Printing cost for the first 5,000 copies will be approximately $300. From that point the reprinting should be self-sustaining. As orders are received we will use the funds to reprint as needed.

So far, we have received 1 hour of donated time and $0.00 in funds for the Achi' language project.


Jesus is the son of God

John 1:1-4

John 1: 10-12

Luke 22:70

John 10:30

John 14:9

[John 3:36]

Daniel Prophesied

Daniel 7:13-14

Isaiah Prophesied

Isaiah 9:6-7

Matthew 1:22-23

Galatians 4: 4-5

The Miracles of Jesus

Mark 5:34

Matthew 14: 19-21

Mark 4:39-41

Mark 1: 23-26

Jesus Shows Us the Way to God

John 14:5-6

John 3:17

John 6: 28-29

Matthew 7: 21

Matthew 7: 13-14

John 6:35

John 11: 25-26

John 6: 68-69

Ephesians 1:7

Ephesians 2: 8-9

The Death of Jesus

John 5: 17-18

John 19:7

John 19:18

Matthew 28: 1-6

Matthew 28:17

Luke 24:50-52

The Promises of Jesus

John 14:3

Psalm 24: 3-4

Isaiah 64:6

Romans 3:23

Isaiah 53:6

Romans 5: 7-8

Matthew 16:15-17

Romans 10: 9-10

John 20: 30-31


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