complete verse (1 Thessalonians 5:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 5:23:

  • Uma: “I call out to God who gives us (inc) goodness of life [peace], I request that he make-holy your behavior, until you are really holy. I request that he take-care-of you, both your bodies and your hearts or souls, so there will not be the slightest fault of your when our (inc) Lord Yesus Kristus comes back again.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “God who gives us (incl.) peace, may he cause you to be clean/holy. May he keep/watch over your soul and mind/thinking including your body so that there is no fault of yours when our (incl.) Leader Isa Almasi returns.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for God who gives you peace, may He thoroughly cleanse your behavior. May He strengthen your whole breath, mind, and body so that there will be nothing to scold you for in the future when our Lord Jesus returns.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “May God who gives peace be the one who causes-you -to-become utterly holy. May he be-protecting your spirits, minds and bodies in order that you will have absolutely no fault/lack at the coming again of Jesu Cristo our Lord.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “We(excl.) pray that hopefully you will be helped by God, he who is the source of peace/protection of mind/inner-being, so that you can put sin really far away. Hopefully he will encourage/strengthen your mind/inner-being, mind/thinking and even your body, that you will live lives which are really in harmony with his will, so that there will be nothing he will find fault with at the returning of our Lord Jesu-Cristo.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “God has made peace with us, and may he cause that you give him your whole hearts, that you reverence him, that he will care for your lives and that he will care for your bodies, that not any evil will be seen on the day our Lord Jesus Christ comes.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)