complete verse (1 Peter 4:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 4:12:

  • Uma: “Relatives that I love! You receive that suffering the heat of which is like fire, in order to see-from-it the strength of your faith. But don’t be surprised or say that you receive suffering greater than normal.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “My beloved friends, don’t wonder when great trouble comes to you to test/try your trust. Truly/really all who trust in Isa Almasi have to experience/go-through trouble/difficulties.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “My dear brothers, do not be surprised because of the very painful testing which you are having to endure because of your faith. For if we are believers, we will always have to suffer painful things.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “My friends, don’t be surprised at your extreme being-hardshipped, saying/thinking that what is happening to you is strange (lit. different). Because that-aforementioned hardship has arrived in order that your faith will be confirmed.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “My dear ones, don’t let yourselves be amazed as to why it’s like this, that you are being persecuted severely, as if it’s an amazement that we would suffer hardship. It’s like that because your believing/obeying is being tested and strengthened.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen, dear brethren, do not be surprised when you are persecuted. Because it is necessary that you be persecuted in order that it appear whether your faith is firm or not.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)