complete verse (1 Thessalonians 2:10)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 2:10:

  • Uma: “You yourselves know the holiness of our behavior then [yesterday] to you who believe in the Lord Yesus. Our behavior was just/straight, there was nothing to be faulted. You are our witnesses, with God also.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “You can witness and God also can witness as-to how our (excl.) conduct was towards you the ones who trust in Isa Almasi. All our (excl.) doings were good and straight among you and really nobody can find-fault-in-us (excl.).” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “You can testify, and God can also testify that when we were with you believers there was nothing to be reproached in our behavior, rather we were righteous and obedient to the desire of God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You were seeing and God also knows our (excl.) good behavior toward you who believe there. We (excl.) were holy and righteous (mild remonstrance particle) and also we (excl.) were doing nothing that could-be-detected/noticed (that was bad).” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “You are the ones who can testify to that. So is God, he also knows how our (excl.) way-of-living and nature/ways were with you who are now believers. Wholly good and righteous/straight is what you observed, with nothing you could find fault with in us (excl.).” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “You know, and also God knows, that not one believer is able to say that we lived in a wrong way. Not any word can be found against us.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)