complete verse (Luke 5:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 5:12:

  • Uma: “One time, while Yesus was in a town, a person came who was sick-with-leprosy all over his body. When he saw Yesus, he kneeled down, his face to the ground. He requested to Yesus, he said: ‘Lord, if possible [a polite request, meaning: if it’s okay to ask], please heal me.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “One day while Isa was there in a town, there was a person there whose body was covered with leprosy. When the person saw Isa he prostrated begging, he said, ‘O Sir, if you want to you can heal me.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “One day Jesus was in another village, and he came upon a person who was completely covered with leprosy. This leper, when he saw Jesus, he came near to him and bowed down, and bowed his head before him, saying, ‘Chief, if it’s good to your breath, you can heal me from this very filthy disease which I have.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “On one-occasion when Jesus was in a certain town, a man arrived who was thoroughly sick with a fearful skin disease. When he saw Jesus, he went and knelt face-down in front of him and begged-for-mercy saying, ‘Lord, I know that you (sing.) are able to remove my sickness if you (sing.) want to.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Once when Jesus was in one town, there approached him a man who was a leper, his whole body now covered. When he was beside Jesus, he kneeled down and begged-for-pity, saying, ‘Master, supposing you want to, you really could heal me.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)

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