Title The Reverend
|Church First Baptist Church, Zunheboto|
Writings 1987, The translation of 'nephesh' in the Sema Naga Bible, 1992, Translation of 'God' and 'Lord' in Some Naga Bibles,
N. K. Achumi was a Bible Translator who was Translations Advisor with the United Bible Societies and was based in Nagaland.
As a Linguist, Achumi was involved in the translation and revision of the Bible into Naga languages. When the Bible in Pochuri language was released in 2014, Achumi's contribution towards the translation was acknowledged.
Achumi studied Old Testament under E. C. John, G. M. Butterworth and Gerhard Wehmeier at the United Theological College, Bangalore between 1972-1975 during the Principalship of Joshua Russell Chandran. Achumi's companions included Basil Rebera, A. P. Chacko, G. Babu Rao, S. J. Theodore and Timotheas Hembrom, all of whom studied under E. C. John, a direct student of the master-specialist of Old Testament, Gerhard von Rad. In the ensuing convocation of the Senate of Serampore College (University), Achumi was awarded an M. Th. degree by then Registrar, C. Devasahayam.