complete verse (1 Timothy 5:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 5:17:

  • Uma: “Religion leaders whose leading is good, it is very appropriate that they be given salary twice as much as other people, especially the leaders who teach and announce the words of the Lord.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “About the elders made leaders in the prayer-house if their holding/governing of the ones trusting in Isa Almasi is good, they are worthy of being made-big/honored and being paid well especially the ones who industriously proclaim and teach/preach the message of God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The elders whose leading of the believers is good, you must consider them worthy of having their salary doubled. Especially those who have much work in preaching and teaching.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Concerning again the leaders whose leading of the believers is good/thorough, you should count them as worthy to be acknowledged and properly salaried, especially those who are industrious to preach and teach.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “As for those overseers of the believers whose overseeing is done well, what is really fitting for them is, honor them with a bigger salary, especially the teachers of the word of God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The men who lead the work there where the believers gather must be respected very much by the people. But the people must have the greatest respect for those who put their hearts to working at the teaching the word of God.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)