complete verse (1 Timothy 3:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 3:13:

  • Uma: “If they do well the work of the Lord, many people will honor them, and they will become even bolder to speak of their faith in Kristus Yesus.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because the people titled thus, if their work is good, they will be honored and they will be bold to speak about their trust in Isa Almasi.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Because as for the deacon whose work is good helping the believers, the people will respect him very highly and he will not be afraid to teach about his faith in Jesus Christ.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “If moreover they do-well/carefully their work as helpers, they will gain the respect of their companions and they will also have courage to tell concerning their faith in Cristo Jesus.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “As long as he is attending-to/facing this responsibility/job of his well, he will be well spoken of and respected by his fellow believers, and he will be bold in testifying to others concerning his belief in Cristo Jesus.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because these men who help at the church, when they know well how to do the work they do, then more are they respected by the people. Then they are strengthened to speak forth concerning their faith in Jesus Christ.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)