complete verse (1 Timothy 1:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 1:14:

  • Uma: “But no mater how big my sin, the love of our Lord is even bigger. He helped me from his white insides [grace], with the result that I came to believe and love Kristus Yesus.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And his love and pity were really great to me and I was helped by him to trust in him. I was also helped by him to love my fellows. It is truly like this when we (dual) are one with Isa Almasi.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And that’s not all, for God has shown me kindness, and now I believe in Jesus Christ and I hold Him very precious here in my breath.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The mercy/grace that the Lord showed me was indeed greatly large, because he gave me the faith and love for him and my companions which is exactly what he gives us who are joined-to Cristo Jesus.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “The truth is, our Lord’s grace/mercy to me is really exceedingly great. He gave me grace to trust and believe in him and to value those who believe in him. This belief and valuing are his grace to me because of my being united/tied-together with Cristo Jesus now.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The Lord overflowingly gave me his grace. Since I walk with Jesus Christ he strengthens me that more my faith is made firm and he causes that more and more I love him.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)