complete verse (Luke 10:27)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 10:27:

  • Nyongar: “The man said, ‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your head; and you must love your neighbours (lit.: “people nearby”) the same way you love yourself.'” (Source: Warda-Kwabba Luke-Ang)
  • Uma: “That religious teacher answered: ‘ ‘We must love our Lord the Lord God with our true hearts, we offer our whole life to Him, we love him to the end of our ability and the end of our knowledge.’ And ‘We must love our companions like our love to our own bodies/selves.’ ‘” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “He answered he said, ‘The law says: ‘You should love God, your Lord, entirely, your liver and your mind and your strength. And you should love your companion as you love yourself.’ ‘” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And this person answered, ‘As for the Lord our God, it’s necessary that he is the one that we hold precious in our breath. He is the one precious here in our breath, our minds, our understanding, and in all of our doings. And it’s necessary also, that we treat very well our companion. We must think of him just like we would our own breath.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “That teacher of the law answered, ‘What God caused to be written, it says, ‘You (sing.) must concentrate all your (sing.) thoughts, strength and skill/intelligence in loving God your (sing.) Lord,’ and it also says, ‘You (sing.) must love your (sing.) fellow like your (sing.) manner-of-loving yourself (sing.).’ ‘” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “‘What I read there,’ said that explainer of law in reply, ‘is that it says, ‘You (sing.) must hold-dear your God, not just saying-but-not-meaning-it, but on the contrary with your mind/inner-being and mind/thinking being concentrated, and with all your strength.’ And this also, ‘You (sing.) are to value your fellowman like your valuing of your own body.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)

See also complete verse (Mark 12:30).

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