complete verse (John 14:30)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 14:30:

  • Uma: “‘I do not have much more opportunity to speak to you, because the King of Evil-ones is almost here. He is the one who has-authority-over this world, but he has no authority over me.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I cannot talk to you much longer because soon the leader of demons will arrive who rules/leads in this world. He cannot rule over me.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “My words to you are very short because Satan, the boss of the people in the world who are my enemies, will soon arrive. He has no authority over me.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘I will not still talk-with you for a long time, because here comes Satanas who is the leader of people who don’t believe. He has no authority over me,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “I won’t make long my conversation with you, because Satanas who now rules here under the heavens is now arriving. But it’s true, he has no authority over me.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “It isn’t much longer that I will speak with you now because the devil is coming, he who commands the people who do not believe in me. He does not have the power to defeat me.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)

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