complete verse (Luke 19:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 19:9:

  • Nyongar: “‘Jesus said to Zacchaeus, ‘Today this home and these people are saved, because this man, he also is a descendant of Abraham.” (Source: Warda-Kwabba Luke-Ang)
  • Uma: “Yesus said: ‘On this day, the people in this house are freed from the punishment of their sins, because this Zakheus is also a descendant of Abraham.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Isa said to him, ‘This day you and your family (lit. child-wife) are saved for you hep also are a descendant of Ibrahim.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Jesus said to him, ‘You and your companions here in the house, God has set you free today from the punishment because of your sins, because you today have done like your ancestor Abraham, because you have believed in God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Then Jesus said, ‘This day (lit. today day), you in this household have been saved, because even you (sing.), you (sing.) are a lost descendant of Abraham,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When Jesus heard that, he spoke saying, ‘Really right-now, the saving by God has come here to this household. Because through this which Zaqueo has done, which is a sign that his nature/ways have now been made new, it’s clear that he has become included in the true descendants of Abraham, which is not just through blood but on the contrary according to their belief-in/obeying God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)

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