complete verse (1 Thessalonians 5:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 5:13:

  • Uma: “Really honor and respect them and love them, because of that work of theirs. Live in unity with one another.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Respect and really love them because of what they do for you. And you all ought to be in harmony (magsulut-sulut).” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “You must respect them very much and love them very much because of their works there among you. And it’s necessary that your relationship to each one be peaceful.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You should thoroughly esteem them and also show your love to them on-account-of their work. You should get-along-together.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore you are all the more to honor/respect them and value them because of this position/responsibility of theirs. And well, there’s that too, that what is good is that you be in-harmony/like-minded for the making peaceful of your friendly-interaction/fellowship.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Look well upon them and love them because of the work they do. And do not have arguments there where you live.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)