complete verse (1 Peter 3:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 3:14:

  • Uma: “But if for example we do receive suffering because of our upright behavior, we would actually be fortunate/blessed, relatives! So, if there are those who threaten us, do not be afraid of them and do not be nervous.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But even if you are enduring/suffering for your doing good, you should be glad. Don’t be afraid of people and don’t be troubled/worried.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “But even though you have to endure harmful treatment because your behaviour is good, rejoice. Do not be afraid of just mere people, and do not be troubled.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But even if you are hardshipped because of your doing what is right, you are nonetheless fortunate. So don’t be afraid of those who hardship you and don’t be worried,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But even if you will be persecuted because of your obeying the will of God, you can be happy. Don’t be afraid of them. Don’t let your minds/thinking be agitated.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But if you do suffer because of the good you do, you have come into good fortune then. Do not be afraid when people threaten you and do not be disturbed.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)