complete verse (Matthew 12:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of Matthew 12:23:

  • Uma: “The people who saw that were astonished, with the result that they asked one another, they said: ‘Maybe He is the Redeemer King the descendant of King Daud that was promised long ago!'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “All the people wondered and they said, ‘Is this the descendant of Sultan Da’ud?'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The many people were amazed. They said, ‘Maybe he is the prophesied descendant of King David.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The people were extremely surprised and they said, ‘Is this perhaps the descendant of David that we are waiting for?'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “All who saw it really were amazed. They were saying, ‘Surely this is that one God promised who would come from the descendants of king David.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “All the people were astounded when they saw what Jesus did. They said: ‘But he must be the descendant of David who is to take up his work or isn’t he?'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)
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