complete verse (1 Peter 2:21)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 2:21:

  • Uma: “For that is the reason that God called you: he called you to behave well, even if you are bothered/persecuted. For Kristus also received suffering because of you, and he gave you an example so that you follow his footsteps.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because God wants hep that you endure pain even if you have no fault. Because even Almasi endured suffering/persecution because of you and gave you an example so that you will join-in/imitate his doings.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Christ endured that which was painful so that we might be freed from punishment. And He has become a model which we must follow. The reason God caused us to believe is so that we might imitate Christ.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because God called you so that you would follow a way-of-life like that. Because Cristo suffered for you, and he showed the way-of-life that you should follow-the-example-of.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “You have been chosen by God and he really has determined/planned that you are to endure hardship with a good mind/inner-being. Because really big was the hardship endured by Cristo just so that you might be saved, and therein he gave you a picture/illustration, that being what you are to copy.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because this is what you are called to do. Christ suffered for us. That what Christ did, that is what you are to do.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)