complete verse (1 Thessalonians 1:3)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 1:3:

  • Uma: “When we pray to God our (inc) Father, we always remember your work that you do because of your faith, and we remember also your helping others because of your love, and we remember your enduring in persecutions because you hope in the coming again of Yesus Kristus our (inc) Lord.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When we (excl.) pray to our (incl.) Father God, we (excl.) really always remember the good you always do because of your trust in Isa Almasi our (incl.) Leader. We (excl.) also don’t forget your hard-work because-of your love for him and your perseverance because you really expect that our (incl.) Lord will come back.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For when we pray to our Father God, we cannot forget your faith and your love and your expecting our Lord Jesus Christ. For your faith can be perceived by means of your activities, and by means of your hard work, your love for Him can be perceived. And your expecting Him can be perceived by means of your endurance.” (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: “For we (excl.) really are always thinking about your work/activity which is the fruit of your believing/obeying, your perseverance which accompanies your valuing one another, and your endurance of hardship with a good mind/inner-being. As for this endurance of yours, it’s results are, your assurance is sturdy. For you are sure that, because of your trust-in/relying-on and belief-in/obeying-of our Lord Jesu-Cristo, you will be saved at the end of the world, that you will then be in the presence of God our Father.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “When we pray to God our Father, we think about the work you do because you believe in Jesus Christ. And we think about the help you do because you love each other. And we think about how firm your faith is because you await the day that our Lord Jesus Christ will come.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)