complete verse (1 Corinthians 14:37)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 14:37:

  • Uma: “Certainly there are some there who say that they are really prophets, they say that they have the Holy Spirit. So, if they really have the Holy Spirit, they must admit that what I write here is a command from the Lord.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If there is a person there who says that he has been given the expertise to speak God’s word or that he has been given a different expertise by God’s Spirit, that person should understand that what I have written here is a command from Isa Almasi our (incl.) Leader.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “If there is a person and he thinks that he has a skill given by the Holy Spirit, or if not that, there is something which God wants him to say, then he must observe carefully this that I have taught to you in this letter, because these commands don’t just come from me, but they also come from the Lord.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “If there is among you someone who says he is God’s spokesman or that he has been given another ability from the Holy Spirit, he should acknowledge that this that I have written to you, it is a command of the Lord Jesus.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “If anyone thinks that he has been freely-given the ability of being inspired (lit.having-put-into-his-mind) with that which God is making known to everyone, or if he thinks he is a person whom the Espiritu Santo is guiding/managing, it’s necessary that he acknowledge that, this which I have written, the Lord is commanding it.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “If there is some person who says that God puts into his mind the word he must speak or if there is anyone else who says he walks with the Holy Spirit, they will know that these words I tell you what God himself orders that I say.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)