complete verse (1 Thessalonians 5:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Thessalonians 5:9:

  • Uma: “We must make-clear our (inc) hearts, because God did not choose us (inc) to receive his anger. He chose us (inc) to lift us (inc) from the punishment of our (inc) sins and he give us (inc) goodness [salvation] because of the redeeming [work] of our (inc) Lord Yesus Kristus.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “We (incl.) are not chosen by God for the reason that he will punish/inflict-pain-on us (incl.) but so that he can save us (incl.) because of our Leader Isa Almasi.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For as for God, he has not destined punishment for us, rather He has saved us by means of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because God certainly didn’t choose us so that we would endure his punishment but-rather so that we would be saved on-account-of the Lord Jesu Cristo.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because what God chose us for isn’t so that he would punish us, but rather, so that we could receive salvation which can be ours because of our Lord Jesu-Cristo.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because God did not determine that we were made in order that we will suffer punishment. Rather he determined that we will be saved by our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)