complete verse (1 Timothy 2:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 2:14:

  • Uma: “And it wasn’t Adam who was deceived by the King of Evil-ones. It was Hawa [emphatic] who was deceived, with the result that she transgressed God’s command.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And it was not Apu’ Adam (whom) the leader of demons deceived. But it was the woman who was deceived and she was the one who broke the law of God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Adam was not the one Satan was able to deceive, rather it was Eve who was deceived, and because of that she disobeyed what was commanded them.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And it was not Adan who was deceived but rather the woman, so she was the first (lit. went-ahead) to sin against God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And it wasn’t Adan who was deceived by Satanas, but rather it was Eva. She’s the first one who sinned for she overstepped/went-beyond what was said by God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Adam was not the one deceived by the devil, rather the woman was deceived by the devil. Having been deceived, the woman committed sin.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)