complete verse (1 Corinthians 15:30)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 15:30:

  • Uma: “And we (excl.) also, there almost isn’t any cessation of our being threatened by our (excl.) enemies because of our (excl.) carrying the Good News. Yet if the dead really aren’t caused to live again, what’s the use of all of that which we (excl.) suffer?” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And we (excl.), if we (excl.) don’t believe that the dead will really be made alive again, we (excl.) would not always endure like this in danger.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for us (excl.) also, what value is it for us if we (incl.) are not raised from the dead in the future? For why do we (excl.) still endure that which is very dangerous?” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And as for us (excl.) moreover, would we (excl.) in fact risk our (excl.) lives continually if there were truly no living again of the dead?” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And as for us (excl.), why would we risk our lives hourly if we didn’t have assurance that we would be made to live again in the future?” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “And how come I put myself in danger all the days if the dead do not resurrect?” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)