complete verse (1 Peter 4:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 4:14:

  • Uma: “You are actually fortunate/blessed, relatives, for if you are disparaged because you follow Kristus, that means that the powerful Spirit/Awareness [lit., clearness] has come upon you, that is, the Spirit from God.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If you are talked-evil-about/insulted because you follow Isa Almasi you should be glad because it means that the most powerful Spirit is there with you, that is the Spirit of God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “You are far better off when people criticize you because you are disciples of Christ, for this is a sign that you are inspired by the powerful spirit which is God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You are also fortunate if you are mocked/looked-down-on because of your faith in Cristo, because that’s how-you -know that the powerful Spirit of God stays in you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “You can indeed be happy when you are being insulted/belittled because of your believing/obeying Cristo, because it testifies that you are being indwelled by the praiseworthy Espiritu Santo of God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Fortunate are you when you are evilly spoken of because you are believers in Christ. Because now you walk with the Holy Spirit and he is supreme. People speak evil of God. But you respect him.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)