complete verse (1 Peter 3:10)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 3:10:

  • Uma: “In the Holy Book it is written like this: ‘Whoever wants to be glad and have good life must guard/watch his lips, so that he does not utter evil words and isn’t deceitful.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because the holy-book says hep, ‘Whoever wants to be happy as long as he lives here in the world and have good experiences, he should not say evil things and should not lie.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “There is a written Word of God which says, ‘He who wants his life here on the earth to be good and always happy, it is necessary that what he says is not evil and he does not lie.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because there is that which God caused-to-be-written which says, ‘If a person wants to enjoy his life and be-made-happy, he must not speak evil and not tell-lies.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For it’s like what is written in the writing which says, ‘The one who wants his life to be happy and good, he must put far away speech which is evil and deceptive.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “This also is what is written in the Holy Book which says: ‘If you want to enjoy how you live or you want to see good days, control your tongues, then do not speak evil and do not speak lies.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)