complete verse (1 Corinthians 15:21)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 15:21:

  • Uma: “For because of the sin of one person mankind must die, so also because of the deed of one person mankind that has died is caused to live again.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because of the sin of one person, Grandfather Adam, all mankind has to die (lit. will finally die). Likewise because of the doing of one person also, Isa Almasi, all dead will finally be made alive again.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The reason that all people die is because of that which the first man, Adam, did. And in the same way also, the reason people who are believers will be raised from the dead in the future, is because of what a person also did, and that person is Christ.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The reason that people die is due to what one person did previously, and so also with the living again of the dead, because it is due to what one other person did.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For as because of what one person, who is Adan, did, all his descendants came-under-the-jurisdiction of death, just like that too, because also of what one person, who is Cristo, did, all who trust and believe/obey him will come-under-the-jurisdiction of this coming alive again.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Concerning the sin Adam did, it thus began that people died here on the earth. But also in that Christ resurrected after he died, he opened the way that the dead people must resurrect.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)