complete verse (1 Corinthians 9:6)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Corinthians 9:6:

  • Uma: “Do you think that only Barnabas and I have to work to get our (excl.) food? Isn’t it fitting that we (excl.) get a salary like the other apostles of the Lord Yesus?” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Now, think also about this. Should Barnabas and I be the only ones working for our living? And the others are paid wages by you?” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Can it be that only Barnabas and I do not have the right to ask for our living from those who receive our teaching?” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Is it perhaps correct what some say that only Barnabas and I have to work so we (excl.) will have a means-of-livelihood?” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Although earning-a-living is the habit of Bernabe and me when we go teaching, don’t think that we (excl.) don’t have the right to stop this earning-a-living so that we can attend-to/face our position/responsibility.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Do you think I now and Barnabas are the only ones who must work to gain what we eat while we tell the good news?” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)