complete verse (1 Corinthians 1:29)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 1:29:

  • Uma: “So, that is why mankind has no right [seat] to be proud [lit., make their hearts high]. There is no-one who can say: ‘It was because of my cleverness that God chose me.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “This means there is no person who can boast about himself in God’s sight.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Because of this, there’s no one who can boast about His power and his wisdom before God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “He did that so that not even any person would be able to boast-about himself (lit. his body) in-front-of-him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “That is why there is nothing that anyone can boast about in the presence of God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Therefore before the face the eye of God now no person can say that he can be proud.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)