complete verse (Luke 11:38)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 11:38:

  • Nyongar: “The Pharisee was surprised when he saw Jesus did not wash before eating.” (Source: Warda-Kwabba Luke-Ang)
  • Uma: “That Parisi person was surprised to see Yesus eat, because he did not wash-his-hands first according to the customs of their religion.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The Pariseo wondered for Isa did not wash his hands before eating.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “When Jesus finished teaching, there was one of the Pharisee people who invited him to eat in his house. And Jesus went there and ate, and the Pharisee noticed that Jesus ate and he did not wash his hands; he was very surprised because Jesus had broken the custom of the Pharisees.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But that Fariseo was amazed upon seeing that Jesus didn’t wash-his-hands first according to their custom.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But that Pariseo was amazed for Jesus ate without having washed according to their handed-down teaching.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)

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