complete verse (Matthew 16:21)

Following are a number of back-translations of Matthew 16:21:

  • Uma: “Beginning from that time, Yesus made-clear to his disciples what had to happen to his body. He said to them: ‘I must go to Yerusalem. There the elders of the town, the leaders of the priests with the teachers of religion will oppose me and torture me. They will kill me, but on the third day I will live again.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then after that, Isa first explained/began to explain to his disciples that it was the will of God, that he should go to Awrusalam and endure many persecutions from the elders and the leaders of the priests and the teachers of the religious law. Then he would be killed and come alive again on the third day.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And from that time on he caused his disciples to understand what was determined to happen to him. He said, ‘I must go to Jerusalem. Very painful is what the elders of the Jews, the Chief Priests, and the teachers of the law will do to me. They will kill me, and in three days from then I will come back to life.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Beginning at that time, Jesus began to make-clear to his disciples what would happen to him in a future day. He said, ‘It is necessary that I go to Jerusalem and the elders and the leaders of the priests and the teachers of the law will thoroughly hardship-me. They will cause-me-to-be-killed, but God will make-me -alive again on the third day.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well after that, Jesus began to make known to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem. He would experience very many hardships which were very great from the hands of the important tribal-leaders, the chiefs of the priests and from the explainers of law, and be killed by them. But on the third day, he would indeed be made alive again.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Jesus told his learners that it was important that he go to Jerusalem and there suffer much. He would suffer from the priests and the teachers of the law and the men who lead at the church. They would kill him, but on the third day he would resurrect.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)

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