complete verse (1 Peter 1:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 1:14:

  • Uma: “Since God considers you his children, follow his commands, don’t keep on following your own desires like long ago when you were still in darkness.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Follow/obey the commandments of God. Don’t follow/obey the wishes of your desires like you did formerly at the time when you did not know the true teaching from God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Since we are children of God, it is necessary that we carry out his commands. The thing that we go along with should not be our evil desires which we always carried out long ago before we knew the true doctrine.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You should be consistently-obedient children of God. Don’t follow the evil that you desired previously when you didn’t know God,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because we are now children of God, it is necessary that we cause ourselves to be like children who are very obedient to their Father. No longer allow the evil desires to take control which you were indulging in before when you as yet knew nothing concerning God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Do what God our Father orders you. And do not do the evil in which you lived before when you didn’t know God.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)