complete verse (1 Corinthians 11:32)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 11:32:

  • Uma: “But if the Lord punishes us like that, it means he is admonishing us like a father admonishes his children, so that we won’t be punished together with people who don’t know the Lord.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But we (dual) are judged and punished by God now, so that we (dual) will not be judged to go to hell together with those who do not follow God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “However, as for God, He is now checking up on us believers, and He will punish us in order to teach us, and if that happens, we will not be punished later along with the world-type people who have not believed in Him.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But if the Lord punishes us, that’s his way of advising or whipping us in order that we will not be sentenced to be punished-with those who don’t believe.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But if suddenly/unexpectedly the Lord does pass judgment upon us, he is just correcting us, so that we will not be included with other people whom he will punish at the time-of-judging the world.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But concerning the people who do not consider the meaning in their minds about what it means, then God punishes them with sickness. Because God wants that the people will change their minds in order that they will not go to the punishment that the people who do not believe in God will go to.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)