complete verse (1 Timothy 2:4)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 2:4:

  • Uma: “For his desire is that all people be lifted from the punishment of their sins and know the true teaching.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “God’s desire is hep that all mankind/human beings be saved and come-to-know about the true teaching.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For what He want is: that all mankind might be freed from punishment and that they also might know the true doctrine.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “God is pleased/satisfied with that because he wants all people to be saved and also to come-to-know the true teaching.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For what he wants is, all people would be saved and that they would comprehend the truth concerning him and this trail/way of salvation.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because God wants that all people should have their souls saved and wants that they come to understand well about the true word.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)