complete verse (1 Thessalonians 5:5)

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

  • Uma: “Your hearts are all light [enlightened], you behave like people who walk in the day. We(inc) are not like people who do evil deeds in the darkness.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because you all, you live in the light, in the day (time), that means, you belong to God. We (incl.) are not people living in darkness, in the night (time).” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “for you are under the jurisdiction of the light and of the day, which is to say, you are under God’s jurisdiction. For as for us (incl.), we have no relationship to darkness or to night.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because God has illuminated the minds of all of us who believe, therefore our location is not the darkness or night but rather the light or daytime.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For as for all of you who are now united/tied-together with Cristo, you really are now in the light/enlightenment. Everything is clear/light to you like it’s daytime. We are really not still in darkness. Yes indeed, all of this is no longer still dark/unclear to us like it’s night-time.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because all of you now walk in the light that there is in the day, now you have separated from the evil that there is in the night.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)