complete verse (1 Peter 1:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 1:23:

  • Uma: “For you have received new life, and your new life is no longer from mankind who will die. Your life is from God who has no death. You got that new life because you have believed in the Word of God that/who lives and remains forever.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “You should do this because you are like born again, not from/by parents whose portion it is to die but from/by God who does not die. He used his word/message so that you are given new life. His word/message does not change and remains forever.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For we have been created anew by God and we are now again new people by means of the everlasting Word of God which can give life.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because you have been born again, and your new life, it doesn’t come-from people who die but rather it comes-from God who never-dies. He has turned-you -into his children through his word which gives life and remains-unchanging forever.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because now, it’s like you have been born again, not through having been born of a person/human who will die, but rather through the power of the immovable word of God which he has like planted in your mind/inner-being. As for this word of his, it will last for ever, and is really like it is alive because it can do much in the mind/inner-being of a person.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The good news of God is forever. Because you believed this word, now you have the new life. You were not given a life which comes to an end, rather the life which is forever.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)