complete verse (1 Thessalonians 3:6)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 3:6:

  • Uma: “So, now Timotius has returned here, and announced to us news that makes us glad. He said: "Those Tesalonika people there [out of sight], their faith and love are strong. They continually think about us (inc) [lit., have-us-in-face] and they also long to meet us (inc), like we (inc) also want to meet them."” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But now Timoteo has already arrived back and we (excl.) are really happy, because his report/word about you is really good. He says that your faith/trust in God is strong and that you really love each other. Timoteo also says that we (excl.) are always remembered by you and that you really wish to see us (excl.), just as we (excl.) also wish to see you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Timothy has just arrived from you there in Thessalonica. He tells good news that your faith in God is still strong and you are still holding dear in your breaths your companions. He also tells that your breath toward us is very good, and that you are lonely for us just like we are lonely for you.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But now Timoteo has returned here and what he reported concerning your faith and your love for God and your companions was good. He also said that you are thinking about us (excl.) continually (implied: good thoughts), and your missing us (excl.), it’s just like our (excl.) missing you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well now Timoteo has now returned here. The news he brings is really good concerning your believing/obeying and valuing of one another. He also related that you really think-about/remember us (excl.) very much, and that in the same way that we (excl.) really want to go there to you, you are indeed always wanting/expecting us (excl.) to come.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But now Timothy has returned from where you live, and arrived back where we are. He brought the word that your faith is strong, and that you truly love each other. He told us that you really remember us and want to see us, just like we also want to see you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)