Catholic Tagalog Bible, Popular Version. Bible for speakers of Tagalog. The Bible in Tagalog, a language spoken by more than 50 million speakers in the Philippines. It is spoken on many of the islands that comprise the Philippines and also by a significant number of communities in other countries such as the United States. The Bible was first translated into Tagalog in 1905. This Bible is a more modern translation and includes features such as a glossary, concordance and reading plan for those wishing to take their study of the Bible further.