complete verse (1 Timothy 4:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 4:5:

  • Uma: “According to the Word of God, we can eat everything, and we pray-over-it too so that he blesses it for us.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because all our (dual) food is-permitted-to-eat because of the message of God and because of our (dual) thanks.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “We know that our eating of this is good because of what God said and because we give thanks for it.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because it will be counted as good on-account-of the word of God and our prayer.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “We know that it is acceptable for us to eat all of these for that’s what God said and also because we are giving thanks for it to him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because when God’s grace is asked for, that God will bless what is eaten, then he blesses.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)