Kangpokpi girl writes whole Christian Bible during pandemic

The hand written Bible is likely to be submitted in the library of Kangpokpi Christian Church.


A-16-year-old girl from Kangpokpi wrote the holy book of Christian Bible in 104 days during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Writing the Bible by hand becomes a new practice among the Christian communities recently and many have completed writing the whole of the Christian Bible with much effort and struggles.

Ngahminnei alias Ngahshi Kholhou, daughter of Thangkhojang Kholhou and Vahneikim Kholhou of Kangpokpi district is one among the youngest to have completed writing the Bible in her own handwriting spending more than 80 pens and 104 days during the pandemic.

A blessing cum felicitation for her success in HSLC examination and completion of writing the Bible was organised at her residence where pastor of Kangpokpi Christian Church, Rev J Lunkim attended the ceremony as minister.

The former student of SFS Daili had passed the HSLC Examination 2020 in the first division and got admitted at Royal Academy of Science, Kongba Bazar Imphal for her further studies. She aspires to become a doctor in future and serve the public.

According to Ngahinnei, she had started writing the Bible on May 18 and spent almost 10 hours a day till July 20. After she joined online classes, she spent seven hours a day in writing. She completed writing the 1191 pages of the Old Testament in 1603 pages of blank papers and 381 pages of the New Testament in 626 blank papers while it took her 104 days to complete writing the whole of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation.

She also said that the motivation to write the Bible comes from her parents with an aim to know more about the contents of the Bible.

The hand-written Bible is likely to be submitted in the library of Kangpokpi Christian Church.

First Published:Sept. 11, 2020, 8:51 p.m.

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