complete verse (Matthew 24:45)

Following are a number of back-translations of Matthew 24:45:

  • Uma: “‘For example, there was a slave who was wise [lit., whose heart was clear] and who faithfully did the work of his noble. That slave was appointed [lit., lifted] by his noble to be the commander who commands the other slaves and who given them their food every day.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “‘If there is a trustworthy servant and he works well, he is the one whom his master makes the leader of his other servants. When the time comes for giving, he is the one who gives the food to the servants.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for the wise and faithful servant, he is the one his master puts in charge of his companion servants. He is the one who feeds his companion servants at the time of eating.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Jesus also related this parable. He said, ‘The trustworthy and wise servant, he is the one whom his master has appointed to be in charge of the other servants and to give them their food daily.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “‘As for the trustworthy and good slave, he is the one to whom his master gives oversight of the other slaves in his household. He is the one who gives out the food allowance.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “I will tell you what will be done by the people who understand the word and do what they are told. These are like a worker which is put in charge of those who live in the house of his boss. At the time of meals he feeds the people.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)

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