complete verse (1 Corinthians 11:3)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 11:3:

  • Uma: “But there is one thing I must remind-you-of. Kristus can be compared to the head of every man/male. A man is like the head of a woman, and God is like the head of Kristus.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But there is still something that I would like you to understand. Almasi is the leader (lit. for-head) of all men. The men are the leaders of their wives and God is the leader of Almasi.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And there is something else that I want you to understand. It is: Christ is the one who is in charge of a man. And as for a man, he is in charge of his wife. And the one who is in charge of Christ is God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But there is still that which I want you to understand and it is this. Cristo is the leader of all men (males), the man is the leader of the woman, and God is the leader of Cristo.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “However, this is something else that I want you to understand, that the like-the-head of each man is Cristo. The like-the-head also of a woman is the man, and as for God, he is the like-the-head of Cristo.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But I have a word I want to tell you. You must know that God is over Christ. And Christ is over man. And man is over his wife.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)