complete verse (1 Corinthians 16:22)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 16:22:

  • Uma: “People who do not love the Lord Yesus, God must curse them. Maranata! Come, Lord!” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If there are any there who don’t love Isa Almasi our (incl.) Leader, God will punish them. Marana tha, that means ‘O, our (incl.) Leader, come now.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And if there’s anyone who does not have Jesus in his breath, may God punish him. ‘Maranatha’, which is to say, ‘Jesus, come back soon.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “If there is a person who has no love for the Lord Jesu Cristo, may God punish him. Come Lord!” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Anyone who doesn’t have true holding-dear for the Lord will be punished by God with unlimited punishment. Oh that you would come now, our (excl.) Lord!” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Now if there is any person who does not love our Lord Jesus Christ, that is a person who is going to punishment. May the Lord come.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)