complete verse (1 Timothy 1:8)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 1:8:

  • Uma: “We know that the Law of Musa is good, as-long-as we use it according to the true way.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “We/one (dual) know(s) that the law of God written by Musa is good if it is correctly/rightly used.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “We (incl.) know that the law which was left behind by Moses is good if we use it properly.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Now regarding the law of God, we know, granted, that that-aforementioned law is good provided that a person’s using-of-it is its proper use.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Of course, we all know that these things which God commanded are good. But it’s necessary that as for our obeying, it follows the meaning of these commands/laws.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Concerning the law which the Jews follow, we know that it is good what it says. But it is necessary that it be known why it is that this law was written.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)