complete verse (1 Peter 5:6)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Peter 5:6:

  • Uma: “So, relatives, make your hearts low, and submit to God who is powerful, so that he will make you high when the time comes.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Therefore cause yourselves to be low towards God the Most Powerful, so that he will make-you-great/honor-you when the time comes that he has appointed.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And because of that it is necessary that you do not hold yourselves high, but rather you submit yourselves to God who is powerful, and He will make you very high in the future at the proper time.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Humble yourselves (lit. make-low your bodies) therefore to God who is all-powerful so that he will make-you -high on the day that he has chosen.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore humble yourselves submitting truly to the supernaturally-powerful God who determines everything. For if it’s like that, he will elevate you when the time has come which he determined.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Therefore do not be proud because you know that God only had the power. And there will come the day that God will honor you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)