complete verse (1 Corinthians 3:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 3:14:

  • Uma: “If the work of a person lasts/withstands the Lord’s inspection, he will receive a reward.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If the material a person uses does not burn, that is his teaching is good, that person will receive good/blessing from God,” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “If there is a person and his work is not removed, then God will reward him.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “As for the person whose construction (lit. what he has built) on the foundation is not burned, he will be rewarded.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Thus if what they used to build upon the building’s far-from-ordinary giver-of-stability is not harmed by this fire, of course they will certainly receive a reward.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The builder who put in that which does not burn, will be given a wage.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)