complete verse (Acts 22:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 22:16:

  • Uma: “So then, what more are you (sing.) waiting for! Stand up and be baptized as/becoming a follower of Yesus. Cry out to the Lord Yesus so that he will forgive your (sing.) sins.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Na, do not delay,’ Ananiyas said to me. ‘Get up so you can be baptized, as a sign that you now belong to Isa. Pray to Isa the Lord so that/and he will forgive your sins.’ ‘” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Now don’t delay. Go on and be baptized. Call upon the Lord so that you might be forgiven of your sins.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “All-right then, what are you (sing.) waiting-for? Get-up to go get-baptized while-simultaneously you use the name of Jesus to make-known that he is your (sing.) Lord, so that your (sing.) sin will be washed-away,’ Ananias said to me.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And then he next said to me, ‘Well, what are you still waiting for? Stand up and have yourself baptized. Pray to God asking forgiveness for your sins.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)

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