complete verse (1 Corinthians 14:32)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 14:32:

  • Uma: “A prophet who speaks God’s words controls himself: he is able to speak or stop speaking according to his desire.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “A person who speaks the word of God has control of himself whether he speaks or not.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For person who is inspired by God, he can hold back his breath (he can control himself) so that he doesn’t have to speak at the same time with someone else who is also inspired by God at that time.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because the spokesman of God, he can stop what he is saying.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “It is not at all necessary for these being inspired by the Espiritu Santo to speak at the same time, for they can indeed control themselves. It’s not like they are crazy/out-of-their mind.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The person who wants to speak the word God puts on his mind to say should wait until he can speak it.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)