complete verse (1 Corinthians 12:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 12:19:

  • Uma: “If for instance he made every part the same kind, it wouldn’t be a body.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “It would not be a human body if it were only eyes or only ears.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “So there couldn’t be a body if it was all eyes, and in the same way if it were all ears.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “If it had only one part, how could it possibly be called a body?” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because it could not be called a body if it just has one part.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “If all the parts of the person’s body were exactly the same, how could it be that the person had a body then?” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)