complete verse (1 Thessalonians 5:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 5:16:

  • Uma: “We(inc) must be happy continually,” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “You should always be joyful.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Since you have become one with Jesus Christ, what God wants you to do is: always rejoice; always pray; always give thanks to God no matter what happens to you.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You should always be happy.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Be always happy,” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Rejoice always.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)