complete verse (1 Corinthians 2:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 2:5:

  • Uma: “So, you believed in the news I brought, not because of human cleverness. You believed only because of God’s power.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “You trusted not because of the knowledge of mankind but because of God’s power.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “This was done so that it might be that you would not put faith in the skill of just a person, but rather, you would put your trust in the power of God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Such was the way I preached so that your faith would not be based on human wisdom but rather on God’s power.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For the will of God is that his supernatural-power is the source of your trusting and believing/obeying Cristo, not as-might-be-said because of the education or perception/understanding of people.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Therefore concerning your faith which you have, it is backed up by the power of God, it is not the words of people who say they have wisdom which backs it up.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)