complete verse (John 19:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 19:13:

  • Uma: “When Pilatus heard their words, he carried Yesus outside, and he sat down on the judgment chair that is called Stone Floor. (In the Yahudi language it is called Gabata.)” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When Pilatus heard what they said there, he brought Isa outside and he sat down on the chair for the judge there in the place called ‘Stone Yard.’ In the Yahudi language its name is ‘Gabbata.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when Pilate heard this he caused Jesus to come out, and he sat down on his seat of judging which in the Hebrew language was called Gabbatha, but in the language ‘stone floored’.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Upon Pilato’s hearing what they were shouting, he again brought-out Jesus and sat-down on the chair-used-by the judge. This chair, it was in the stoned-area called Gabbata in the language of the Jews.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When Pilato heard what those Judio said, he caused Jesus to be taken there outside again. And then he sat down on the seat of the governor when giving judgment, at the place which is called Stone Floor, which is in the Hebreo speech, Gabata.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “When Pilate heard this he went and sat in the seat where he made judgments. He ordered that Jesus be brought to where he was seated — that place which in Hebrew is called Gabbatha. This means ‘the smooth place of stone.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)

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