complete verse (1 Timothy 4:10)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 4:10:

  • Uma: “That is why we work hard, for we trust in the God who lives forever, the King who lifts all people, especially people who believe.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Therefore we (incl.) continue to work for God and really persevere in teaching/preaching because God is whom we (incl.) hope in. He is the living God and he is the one who saves/rescues all mankind, especially the ones trusting in him.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Because of this, we (dual) will keep on working hard so that all people will believe it, for we have trusted in the God without death, and He is the one who is the Savior of all people, especially those who believe in him.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “This is the reason we put-forth our efforts (lit. ability) to serve Cristo, because the source/base of our hope/expectation, it is the living God who saves all people, particularly us who believe.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “That’s why we persevere and struggle-on in the work of God who lives till forever, because our assurance holds fast to him that he will give us salvation in the future. For the will of God is, that he might save all people, and he truly will save as many as will believe and trust him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Therefore even though people are against us, yet let us put our hearts to doing the work God gave to us. Because we are assured that our God lives. And he is the one who is able to save all the people. But those who will be saved are those who will believe.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)