complete verse (1 Corinthians 7:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 7:19:

  • Uma: “For in God’s sight, our being circumcised or not, none of it has any benefit/purpose. What has benefit/purpose is following the commands of God.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because even if we (dual) are circumcised or not, this is not of value. But that is the valuable thing if we (dual) do God’s commands.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For whether we (dual) are circumcised or whether we’re not, it has no value. But if we obey what God wants us to do, that has great value for us.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because it’s not important to God whether a person is circumcised or not circumcised. What is important is our obeying God’s commands.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For this is the truth, it’s not important whether or not he is circumcized. Rather what is really important is, obeying all that God desires that he is causing-to-be-obeyed.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because it is not now important whether a person is marked or not. What is important for a person to do is that he do God’s will.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)