complete verse (1 Thessalonians 3:7)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 3:7:

  • Uma: “Hearing the news that Timotius brought, we were comforted, relatives. Even though we are persecuted and experience difficulties here, our hearts are nonetheless comforted to hear that your faith is strong.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Therefore, my brothers, even though we (excl.) have difficulties and are persecuted (result most likely death) our (excl.) livers are encouraged because we (excl.) know that your trust in Isa Almasi has not moved.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “So because of this, Brothers, even though we are grieved and we are in difficulty, we are very happy because of you and because of your faith.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore brothers, even though we (excl.) are undergoing-extreme -hardship and there are those who are making-us (excl.) -pitiful (i.e. persecuting), our (excl.) minds have nonetheless been-made-strong on-account-of what we (excl.) heard-newsed regarding your faith,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore now, siblings in believing, we (excl.) are happy, even though there are indeed hardships and bothersome-things which we (excl.) are experiencing. We(excl.) became happy because we (excl.) know for sure that your believing/obeying is really sturdy.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Our brothers, because of this word which was brought to us, our hearts were put at rest upon hearing about your faith, even though we were passing through suffering.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)