complete verse (1 Thessalonians 4:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 4:5:

  • Uma: “Let’s not be carried by the desires of our (inc) evil hearts, like what usually happens to people who do not know God.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Don’t satisfy the greedy-desires of your bodies as the people do who don’t know God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “and not because you are controlled by the desires of your body, for this is what happens to people who do not believe in God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “It should not be the desires of your bodies that direct you like the way of people who do not know God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “You aren’t to marry with what is really dominant in your mind/inner-being being only to indulge the desire of the body, as is still the way/nature of people who have no knowledge of God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “They must not cause them to live miserably like what is done by those people who do not know God.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)