complete verse (1 Peter 1:20)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 1:20:

  • Uma: “Before the world was created, God determined ahead of time that Yesus would be the Redeemer. But he just appeared in the world to redeem you in these days that are approaching the Kiama Day.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Before this world was created, Almasi was already chosen by God to be killed to cause our (incl.) sin to go away, but only now in these last days he is shown/revealed so that he can help us (dual).” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Before the world was created Christ was already appointed by God to be our Saviour. And in this time now, He was revealed so that we might be redeemed.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Before the creation of the world, God chose him to redeem collective-people, but he was not revealed (lit. caused-to-be-seen) for your benefit until these last days.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Really from when he hadn’t yet created the world, he was secured/dedicated already by God for this work of his which was saving/freeing. But only now in our time he was sent here to the world for our salvation.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Before the world was made it was decided that Christ was to die. And the day arrived that he lived here on earth and he died for us.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)