complete verse (Luke 7:22)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 7:22:

  • Nyongar: “Jesus said to John’s disciples, ‘Go and tell John these things you have seen and heard. Blind people can see, lame people can walk, people with skin diseases are clean, deaf people can hear, dead people are raised to life, the Good News is preached to poor people.” (Source: Warda-Kwabba Luke-Ang)
  • Uma: “Yesus said saying to those messengers of Yohanes like this: ‘Go home, tell Yohanes there what you have seen and heard: the blind see, the lame walk straight, the lepers are healed, the deaf hear, the dead live again, and the Good News I announce to those whose lives are pitiful.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Then Isa answered the two disciples of Yahiya, he said, ‘Go and tell Yahiya what you have seen me doing and what you have heard me saying. Tell him that the blind see, the crippled ones walk, the lepers are healed, the deaf can hear, the dead come back to life again and the good news is proclaimed to the people who are to be pitied.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Jesus said to those messengers of John, he said, ‘Return to John and tell him the things you have seen which I have done, and what you have heard that I have said. Tell him that because of me, blind people can see and lame people can now walk. Lepers are now cured and those who are deaf can now hear. I have raised up those who were dead and I have preached to the poor the good news.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “So he said to those whom Juan had sent, ‘Return to Juan to go tell him what you have seen and heard, that the blind, they are-able-to-see, the lame, they can-walk, those who have a fearful skin disease, they have-been-made-well, the deaf, they can-hear, the dead, they lived again, and the good news, it is being preached to the poor.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore Jesus replied to those who had been sent, saying, ‘Return there to Juan now and tell him what you have seen and heard, that the blind ones can see, the lame ones can walk, the leprosy of the lepers has stopped, the deaf ones can hear, even the dead are coming alive again, and this Good News is being taught to the low-class/insignificant.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)

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