complete verse (1 Corinthians 10:25)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 10:25:

  • Uma: “Whatever is sold in the market, we can buy and eat. We don’t have to ask first whether it was offered to idols or not. We can eat it without uncertain hearts,” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “You can eat any meat that is sold in the market. But do not ask if it had been given to the statues of idols so that you eat without hindrance,” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “So it’s allowable for us to eat any meat which is sold in the market, but we must not ask if it has been offered as a sacrifice or whether it has not, so that we will not feel guilty if we eat it.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore you may eat-for-viand whatever meat they are selling in the market without asking whether it was offered to idols or not,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore, eat whatever you can buy at the meat vendors. Don’t bother your mind/inner-being or ask whether or not it was used in worshipping pretend gods.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Concerning the meat which people sell at the market, go ahead and eat it. Do not be afraid to eat meat which has been sacrificed to idols. Don’t ask questions about it.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)