complete verse (Matthew 20:27)

Following are a number of back-translations of Matthew 20:27:

  • Uma: “And whoever wants a big name must become your slave.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And whoever of you wants to become the greatest he shall be like a slave helping his companions.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And if there is one of you who wants that he is the highest of all, it is necessary that he makes himself lower than all.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “and the one who wants to be the most-important, it-is-necessary that he serve his companions like a slave.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And whoever wants to become most-important, he must make himself like a slave of his companions.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “As for you, whoever wants to lead all of his friends, this one must become your worker.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)

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