complete verse (1 Thessalonians 3:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 3:12:

  • Uma: “We request that your love be added-to, with the result that you really love one another and love all people, like our love for you.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And may your love for each other increase and (may) you also love all people, as we (excl.) love you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “May the Lord see to it that your love for each one of you and all people might increase, just like our love for you is very strong.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “May our Lord also be adding to your love for your fellows and for all people so that it will become-like our (excl.) large love for you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And we (excl.) also pray that the Lord will really all the more cause to increase your valuing of your siblings in believing and your valuing also of your other fellowmen, like our (excl.) valuing of you.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “May our Lord cause that you increasingly know how to love each other and also those who are not believers, just like we love you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)