complete verse (1 Peter 4:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 4:19:

  • Uma: “So relatives, if there are those of us who receive suffering because thus is the desire of God, we [must/should] offer our lives to God the Creator. He will indeed make happen his promise to us. And don’t stop doing good behavior.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Therefore, if you endure troubles and it is by God’s will, increase/continue your doing good and entrust yourselves to God whole-heartedly because he is the one who created you and he will fulfill his promise that he will not leave/abandon you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And because of that, brothers, if you have to endure painful things, for that is what God has destined for you, entrust your breath to Him who is the one who is the faithful creator and hold tight to good behaviour.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “So if you are hardshipped according to what God wants, persist in doing what is good and entrust yourselves to God. Because he is the one who created you and he is faithful to fulfill what he promised.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore if you are being reached by the persecution/caused-hardship which God determined/planned, just keep on doing your good works. And entrust your life/breath to him, because we really won’t be left alone by God, he who created us.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Now, if God has determined that those who do good will suffer, let that one continue to do good and trust his life to God. It is God who willed that people live and he will not forsake us.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)