complete verse (Luke 7:4)

Following are a number of back-translations of Luke 7:4:

  • Nyongar: “They went to Jesus and they begged him, ‘This is a very good man and you should help him.” (Source: Warda-Kwabba Luke-Ang)
  • Uma: “When they came to Yesus, they really did ask, they said: ‘That warchief over there, it is very appropriate that you (sing.) help him,” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When they came to Isa, they begged him to come along and they said, ‘That captain is really worthy to be helped by you,” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And those elders came to Jesus and they begged him, and they said, ‘He is worthy that you should help him,” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “They went to Jesus and begged-for-mercy saying, ‘This person is indeed worthy of your (sing.) help,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When those who had been sent reached Jesus, they begged-for-pity as they asked for help. They said, ‘It’s fitting/suitable that you help that captain, for his nature/ways are really good.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)

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