complete verse (1 Corinthians 1:31)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 1:31:

  • Uma: “So, as is written in the Holy Book: ‘Whoever wants to boast [lit., have a big heart], they must boast in what the Lord has done.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Therefore it is as it says in the holy-book, it says, ‘Whoever wants to boast, he ought to boast about what God has done.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And because of this, it’s very true which was written in the Word of God long time ago which said, ‘If there is a person who wants to boast, it’s necessary that he only boast about what the Lord has done.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore let us follow what God caused-to-be-written which says, ‘If there is someone who wants to boast-about whatever, he ought to boast-about what the Lord has done.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore, just like it says there in the writings, ‘Whoever wants to boast, it would be good if he boasts about God.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Thus it is apparent why the word is written in the Holy Book which says, ‘He who wants to boast, but he should praise the Lord in heaven, not that he praise himself’ it says.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)