complete verse (1 Thessalonians 1:4)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 1:4:

  • Uma: “We ourselves know, relatives, God loves you and chose you to become his portion.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “My brothers, you are loved by God and we (excl.) know that he chose you,” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “So brothers who are precious to God, we know that He has chosen you” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Our (excl.) siblings/cousins (henceforth brothers) whom God loves, we (excl.) also give-thanks because we (excl.) know that God has chosen you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Our(excl.) siblings in believing, who are valued by God, our (excl.) thanks to him is big also because we (excl.) really know that he has chosen you to make you his people.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen, brothers, God loves you. And we recognize that God chose you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)