complete verse (1 Thessalonians 1:1)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 1:1:

  • Uma: “This letter is from the three of us: Paulus, Silas and Timotius, we send it to you our one-faith relatives who are in Tesalonika, who worship God the Father and the Lord Yesus Kristus! Many greetings: We call out to God that he bless you from his white insides [grace] and give you goodness of life [well-being/peace].” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “This letter is from me, Paul and my companions Silas and Timoteo. We (excl.) send this there to the town Tessalonika to you all, the ones belonging to our (incl.) Father God and our (incl.) Leader/Lord Isa Almasi. May you always be cared for by God and may it be always peaceful in your livers.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for us, Paul, Silas and Timothy, we are writing to you, the believers from Thessalonica who belong to our Father God and belong to our Lord Jesus Christ. May God show kindness to you and give you a peaceful situation.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “I am Pablo who am the source of this letter. My companions also in writing it are Silas and Timoteo. Here is our (excl.) letter to you who are the congregation of believers there in Tessalonica who are joined-to/belong-to God the Father and the Lord Jesu Cristo. May-it-be that God will continue to show-mercy/grace/kindness (henceforth mercy/grace) to you and that your lives will also be peaceful.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Our(excl.) held-dear siblings in believing there at Tesalonica who are now people of God who is our Father, you who are now united/tied-together with the Lord/Chief Jesu-Cristo, there-with-you is our (excl.) letter, I who am Pablo, Silas and Timoteo. We(excl.) pray that hopefully with you always is the grace/mercy and peace/protection of mind/inner-being which God gives.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “I, Paul, along with Silas and Timothy, greet our brothers who live in the city of Thessalonica. You are those who walk with God our Father and also with our Lord Jesus Christ you walk. We want that they will bless you and put peace in your hearts.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)