complete verse (John 19:15)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 19:15:

  • Uma: “They made a great noise jeering, they said: ‘Kill him! Kill him! Crucify him!’ Pilatus said: ‘What? Do you ask that I crucify your king?’ The leaders of the priests retorted: ‘Only Kaisar is our (excl.) king.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But the people shouted, they said, ‘Kill now. Kill now. Nail onto the post.’ Pilatus said to them, ‘What? You want that I command your king to be nailed on the post?’ The leaders of the priests answered, they said, ‘We (excl.) have no other king than the Leader King/Emperor.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then the Jews began to shout again, ‘Kill him! Nail him to the cross!’ And Pilate said to them, ‘Shall I nail your king to the cross?’ And the chief priests answered, ‘Our only king is Caesar!'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But they were-shouting, ‘Remove (sing.)-him, kill (sing.)-him! Nail (sing.)-him to the cross!’ Pilato said, ‘And there-you-are wanting me to nail your king?’ Whereupon the leaders of the priests answered and said, ‘The Emperor only is our (excl.) king, no other.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Those Judio again shouted out, saying, ‘Don’t let him live! Kill him! Nail him to a cross!’ ‘What,’ said Pilato, ‘will I cause this King of yours to be nailed to a cross?’ ‘We (excl.) have no other king, but on the contrary the Impiradur only,’ said those chiefs of the priests.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But the Jews shouted saying, ‘Let him be killed. Let him be killed. Let him be put on the cross.’ Pilate said to the people, ‘Then do you want me to put your ruler on the cross?’ But the chief priests said, ‘We have no ruler except the ruler in Rome.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)
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