complete verse (Revelation 11:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of Revelation 11:16:

  • Uma: “As for the twenty-four elders that sit on their seats in front of God, they prostrated themselves worshipping him,” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Then the twenty four elders, those who sit on their thrones in the presence of God prostrated, praising God” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then the twenty-four elders who sit before God fell down on their faces and worshipped God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “After-that the twenty four leaders who were seated before God, they knelt face-down and praised/worshipped him” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well, what was done next by those twenty four elders sitting on their seats of those who have authority which are in the presence of God, they bowed down and worshipped him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Now all the twenty-four who surround the sitting place of God stretched out on the ground to worship God.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)
  • Chichewa (interconfessional translation, 1999): “Then the 24 Elders who sit on their royal thrones before God, threw themselves to the ground face down and worshiped God.” (Source: Wendland 1998, p. 166)

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