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MBIVILIA - Kikamba Bible

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The Bible is in Kikamba language. The Kamba /ˈkæmbə/ language, or Kikamba, is a Bantu language spoken by the Kamba people of Kenya. It is spoken by 5,000 people in Tanzania (Thaisu).The Kamba language has lexical similarities to other Bantu languagesMoreThe Bible is in Kikamba language. The Kamba /ˈkæmbə/ language, or Kikamba, is a Bantu language spoken by the Kamba people of Kenya. It is spoken by 5,000 people in Tanzania (Thaisu).The Kamba language has lexical similarities to other Bantu languages such as Kikuyu, Meru, and Embu.In Kenya, Kamba is generally spoken in 4 out of the forty-seven Counties of Kenya. These counties are Machakos, Kitui and Makueni. The Machakos variety is considered the standard variety of the three dialects and has been used in the translation of the BibleThe Kamba or Wakamba people are a Bantu ethnic group who live in the semi-arid formerly Eastern Province of Kenya stretching east from Nairobi to Tsavo and north up to Embu, Kenya. This land is called Ukambani which is currently constituted by Makueni County, Kitui County and Machakos County.Sources vary on whether they are the third, fourth or the fifth largest ethnic group in Kenya. They speak the Bantu Kikamba language as a mother tongue. The Kamba are predominantly based in Machakos, Kitui and Makueni Counties of Kenya. The total population of the Kamba stands at approximately 4.1 million. The Kamba are also called Akamba or Wakamba