complete verse (1 Corinthians 3:22)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 3:22:

  • Uma: “Apolos, Petrus, me, God has given all to you to help you. He has given you new life, he has released you from death. All that is in this world, all that happens at this time, all that will happen in the future, he has arranged to give you goodness [salvation]. All this is your portion, relatives.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I and Apollos and Petros also we (excl.) have been made by God to be your servants for your good. And even this world and all that will happen in the future and that happens now, and even life and death, all this has been given by God for your good.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for us, Paul and Apollos and Peter also, God has made us to be your servants so that you might be better off. Even the whole world and those things which will take place in the future, and those things which are taking place now, and even your life and your death, God has given all of these things so that you might be better off.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Apollos and Pedro and I belong to you, because God has called/invited us (excl.) to serve you. Even this world and your living and your dying and even also the day today (i.e. present day) and the future days, God has given all to you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For example, as for teachers, like myself, Apolos, and Pedro, God has given (them) to you for the benefit of you all. The same with all things. This world, life, death, things now and in the future, they really are all for your benefit.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “I, Paul, with Apollos, with also Peter, we live to help you. And now there is our life, there is death, and what we see in the days we are living in now, and also that which we see in the coming days, all that we see exists in order to do good for you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)