complete verse (1 Corinthians 16:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 16:17:

  • Uma: “I am happy about the arrival of Stefanus, Fortunatus and Akhaikus here. It’s like they are your replacements here to me.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I was really happy when Estepanus and Portunatus and Akaikus arrived here. Even though you could not all come, I can endure my longing because of these three,” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “I was really overjoyed when Stephanas, Fortunatus and Achaicus arrived; it seemed as if my great loneliness for you was helped.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Great was my happiness at the coming of Estefanas and Fortunatus and Akaicus, because my missing you was reduced because of them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “I was very happy when Estefanas arrived, along with his companions Fortunato and Acaico. Because what you couldn’t do because we were not together, they have now been able to do it for me.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “I rejoice very much that your fellow townspeople Stephanas, with Fortunatus, with Achaisus have arrived here. Since you live a long way away, you can’t come here to greet me. But now it is as though you yourselves are greeting me in that now have arrived our brothers to greet me.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)