complete verse (1 Corinthians 4:2)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 4:2:

  • Uma: “What is really sought in a person who is ordered is, he must faithfully follow [lit., must continue following] orders.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “A person who has been given work to do by his master should be really trustworthy that he will do the work commanded him.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for a trusted person, he must be faithful to carry out those commands of his master.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You know that the person to whom work is entrusted, he must be confirmed as trustworthy.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore we (excl.) are attending-to/facing well this position/responsibility of ours(excl.) well, for that is what is required in those who have been entrusted with work by their master.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “You know that concerning a worker who has been given a work, it is vital that he does the work that he was told to do.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)