complete verse (1 Thessalonians 4:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 4:12:

  • Uma: “If your deeds are like that, you will not be begging from others. And people who do not believe the Lord Yesus respect you.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then if you follow this teaching you will be treated-according-to-custom/honored even by the people who do not trust in Isa Almasi and also you won’t be in need.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And if you do this, those who are not yet believers will respect you and then you will no longer need to beg your livelihood from anybody.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because if that is your behavior, those who don’t believe will respect you and you don’t have to ask for your needs.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Of course if like this is what can be observed in you, won’t the outcome be that you are well-spoken-of by those who don’t yet know/acknowledge the Lord? And also it won’t be to others that you look up for whatever you have need of.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Do this in order that you will not be in need of anything. Then the people who are not believers will respect you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)