complete verse (1 Corinthians 12:4)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 12:4:

  • Uma: “God gives us many kinds of abilities to do his work, each of us gets different abilities. But all those abilities are gifts from the one and the same Holy Spirit.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Na, the expertises from God are not the same. But nevertheless it is God’s Spirit who gives us (dual) our (incl.) expertise.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for those skills that the Holy Spirit gives us (incl.), they are not all the same but they have only one source, and that is the Holy Spirit.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The abilities that are given to us who believe are mutually-different, but there is only-one who is giving (them) who is the Holy Spirit.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “There are really very many abilities that the Espiritu Santo freely-gives, but this Espiritu Santo who is the origin is only one.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Concerning the work of God, there are different works to be done by the believers. But concerning all of them it is the Holy Spirit who enables the people to do those works.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)