complete verse (Luke 2:42)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 2:42:

  • Nyongar: “When Jesus was 12 years old, they went to the Festival as always.” (Source: Warda-Kwabba Luke-Ang)
  • Uma: “When Yesus’ age was twelve years, they also went to attend the big day as usual.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When Isa was twelve years old they went to that feast as they were used to do.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when Jesus was twelve years old, they attended the feast according to their custom.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When Jesus was twelve years old, he went-with his parents (lit. plural father) to go to Jerusalem, because it was their yearly custom to go attend-the-fiesta at the fiesta called Passed-By.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When the age of Jesus was twelve years now, they took him with them when they next went to join in the fiesta as they always did.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)

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