complete verse (1 Corinthians 10:24)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 10:24:

  • Uma: “Let’s not just do what helps ourselves. Let’s also do what helps others.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Let us (dual) not think about our (dual) good but we (dual) should think about what is good for our (dual) companion.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And we must not only think about what is good for our own situation, but rather, we must also think about how we can take good care of our companions.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Each one ought to think of the betterment of his fellows, not just his own betterment only.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “We should not look for what is for our own benefit, but rather what is for the benefit of our companion.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “It is necessary that we look for the good of other people, not just that we look for our own good.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)