complete verse (1 Thessalonians 1:2)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 1:2:

  • Uma: “We do not cease to say thanks God because of you, relatives, and we include-you-in-prayer always.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “We (excl.) always thank God because of you all and always mention you, each time we (excl.) pray to God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Our thanks to God for you is always big, and we are always praying for you.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When we (excl.) pray, we (excl.) don’t forget to pray for you all and we (excl.) also continually thank God our Father on-account-of you, because we (excl.) remember the good that you are doing on-account-of your faith and your industriousness to serve God because of your love for him and your patience/endurance that stems-from your hope/expectation in Jesu Cristo our Lord.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “We(excl.) really are always giving thanks to God because of you, and we (excl.) are also always mentioning you in our (excl.) prayers.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Always we thank God concerning you. And always we pray to God concerning you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)