complete verse (Matthew 24:44)

Following are a number of back-translations of Matthew 24:44:

  • Uma: “Like that also you must be ready waiting for me, for you do not know when I the Child of Mankind will arrive.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Likewise also you, you shall always be watchful, for I, the Son of Man, will come here at a time when you do not expect me.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “In just the same way, always be on your guard because I, the Older Sibling of Mankind, will arrive at an hour when you don’t expect me.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore you also, it is necessary that you be ready, because I who am Child of a Person, I will come at the hour that you do not expect me to come.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore you are to be always prepared, because I will come who am the One From Heaven Born of Man/human at an hour which you aren’t-sure-of.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Also you do like that, stay awake. Because at the time you don’t expect it, that will be the time the Man who will come from heaven will arrive.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)

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