OMG! The bible's newest translation is in emoji

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The 👑 James version of the Bible just got an emoji makeover 😊

The Bible is the most translated book in the world, but the latest translation is an attempt to appeal to the millennial faithful. A group of devout Christians has created an app (what else?) that translates the King James Version (KJV) into emoticons and emoji.

“Scripture for Millennials” is available on Apple’s App Store and the creators say that they created the translation program to draw new readers to the word of God, according to

“What's amazing about emojis, and what's made them so successful, is that they're language-agnostic – they allow you to convey an idea to anyone, regardless of what language they speak," one of the creators, who is known only as the "sunglasses smiley emoji," said to the religious news site.