complete verse (1 Thessalonians 2:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 2:19:

  • Uma: “We really want to visit you, because when our (inc) Lord, the Lord Yesus comes back and we (inc) gather in front of him, you [emp.] will be the fruit of our work that we hope in. At that time, our hearts will be glad and big [i.e., proud] because of you, relatives.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Na, you are the reason that we (excl.) are joyful and that we (excl.) have hope. You also are the reason not only the others. And you are the reason that we (excl.) will be able to boast there in the presence of our (incl.) Lord Isa when he returns.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The reason I would like to visit there again is: because of you our expecting the return of Jesus Christ has grown very firm, for you are the reason we rejoice. Because of you, we will not be ashamed in the future, rather we will boast about your faith when we (incl.) come before Jesus Christ at His return.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The reason we (excl.) still want to visit you, it’s because we (excl.) expect that you are persevering in believing, therefore you will be our (excl.) cause-of-rejoicing and also like our (excl.) reward that we (excl.) will thoroughly value when we are with the Lord Jesus in the future when he comes again.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Of course, we (excl.) want to see you again, for because of you, our (excl.) happiness is very big. And we (excl.) are really hoping/expecting that your believing/obeying will hold fast, that being what can cause us (excl.) happiness and praise/glory when we come into the presence of our Lord Jesu-Cristo, at his returning here.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “With great pleasure we wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to come. Because it will be a pleasure for us to tell that concerning the word we told you, you believed it well.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)