complete verse (1 Corinthians 8:4)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 8:4:

  • Uma: “So, as for the matter of food that is offered to idols, you say that we can eat it, for we know that there are no lords other than God, all the images that are worshipped in this world, they are all just lies.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So then about eating meat which was offered/given to idols, like I said to you before, we (incl.) know that those their idols are not truly God and we (incl.) know that the true God is only one.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Now about eating the meat that has been sacrificed to these false objects of worship; we (incl.) know that God is not like that because the true God is only one.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “All right then, let me answer your question. We know that idols (lit. imitation gods) are not true gods. We also know that there is only-one true God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore, concerning meat which is sacrificed to pretend gods as to whether we believers can eat it or not, this is what I have to say. We know that these just pretend ones are not true gods. For really God is just-one. He alone is the true Lord/Chief.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “And now, I will tell you about the meat which is killed to sacrifice to idols. We well know that the idols here on earth are of no value. Because concerning God, only one alone lives.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)