complete verse (1 Corinthians 3:8)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 3:8:

  • Uma: “The one who plants and the one who pours, they are just the same. Each will get their salary according to the heaviness of their work.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “There is no difference between the one planting and the one watering the plants. In the last day they will equally be rewarded by God for the work each one of them did.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The value of the one who plants and the value of the one who waters is just the same, and these two will be rewarded by God according to what they’ve done.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “It is true that Apollos and I are paid/salaried in proportion to what the two of us (excl.) have done, but our (excl.) status as planter and waterer is nonetheless the same.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For the planter and the waterer, they are of-one-mind in what they are doing, persevering for a single (end). And the day will come when, each one of them will receive a reward according to what each one has persevered-in-doing.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Those who plant the seeds and those who water them, they are of the same word. But each one, concerning what work he does, God will pay him.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)