complete verse (1 Peter 3:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 3:12:

  • Uma: “For the Lord takes care of people who follow his will, and he hears their cries. But he opposes people whose deeds are evil.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because God always watches-over the straight people and always listens to what they pray to him. But he opposes those who do bad.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For God watches over the righteous people; He listens to their prayers. But those, by contrast, who do evil, He is against.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because the Lord constantly sees/watches-out-for a righteous person and listens to his prayers, but he thoroughly opposes a person who does evil.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because God really doesn’t take his eyes off the ones who are righteous/straight in his sight, and he is always listening out for their prayers. But he opposes the ones who do evil.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because God approves when he sees good people and when they pray to God, God listens. But God does not approve of those who do evil.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)