complete verse (1 Peter 2:1)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 2:1:

  • Uma: “That’s why I admonish you, relatives, let go of every kind of evil deed and all lying words. Do not any longer deceive, don’t envy, don’t disparage others.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Therefore leave all bad doings. Don’t lie anymore. Don’t be just good on the outside but bad in your liver but/instead your behavior/conduct should be good really from inside the liver. Don’t be envious of your fellow-men/companions and don’t slander your fellow-men/companions.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Now since we are new people, let us abandon every kind of harmful activity and lying. It is necessary that our following God is not a lie; we must not be jealous and we must not insult people.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore since you have new life, turn-your -backs-on all evil and all lies and trickery. Avoid also all purposes/motives and deeds that are not sincere/heartfelt and all jealousy and bad words concerning your companions.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore drop habits of being hurtful to your fellowman, being deceptive, being hypocritical, envious, and all forms of fabricating-lies-about one’s fellowman.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Now separate yourselves from all evil. And do not want that only on the outside you appear to be good at heart, rather want it to be true what you speak. Do not be jealous. And do not speak evil of anyone.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)
  • Martu Wangka: “You should sit well toward other people and you should not dislike them. You should sit well for other people and you should not lie to other people. You should sit well to other people and you shouldn’t criticize other people — you should sit well to other people and you shouldn’t deceive them. If another person has belongings, don’t be angry towards him.” (Source: Carl Gross)