complete verse (1 Corinthians 14:18)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 14:18:

  • Uma: “I say thank you to God because I speak with languages from the Holy Spirit more than you all.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I thank God that I am given expertise to speak in languages that are not understood by people much more than you all.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “I thank God for my speaking in language that nobody knows. I use this skill more often than you do,” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “I thank God because as concerns my speaking languages that I haven’t learned, I defeat even any of you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “I thank God much that I myself can speak different languages that I haven’t studied. You really can’t equal me in this ability.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “I thank God that a bit more of the different words I know to speak than you do.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)