The Greek that is translated in English as “I have no greater joy” is translated in Sinasina is translated as ‘this happiness of mine surpasses all other happiness” since there is no comparative form (such as “greater”).
The Greek that is rendered as “faithful” in English is (back-) translated in various ways:
- Toraja-Sa’dan: “honest/straight”
- Inupiaq: “unchangeable”
- Highland Totonac “who fulfils” (source for this and above: Reiling / Swellengrebel)
- Tsou: “actively following closely” (source: Peng Kuo-Wei)
- Mende: “doesn’t turn this way and that” (source: Rob Koops)
- Sinasina: “follow well” (source: ParaTExt Consultant Notes)
See also faith / believe.