complete verse (1 Corinthians 15:33)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 15:33:

  • Uma: “Don’t you be deceived! If you follow them who reject [the idea] that the dead will live again, your good behavior will change and become evil too [the same as their, implied].” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Don’t make a mistake in your thinking. If we (dual) are companions with bad people, we (dual) are also influenced to do bad.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “But don’t you allow yourself to believe things like this, because they are false. It’s really true, the proverb which says, ‘If you go around with a person whose activities are bad, then you will come to imitate what he does and what he thinks.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Watch out so you are not deceived, because it’s true what people say, ‘If you (singular) companion-with bad people, your (singular) good behavior will be destroyed.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Don’t lie to yourselves. If we fellowship/make-friends with people whose nature/ways are evil and whose thinking is wrong, it won’t be long before our nature/ways and thinking are destroyed.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Do not let anyone deceive you. Because if you are companions with people who walk evilly, then they will spoil the good which you walk in.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)