complete verse (1 Timothy 5:20)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 5:20:

  • Uma: “If he is really guilty, reprimand him in front of all the one-faith relatives, so that they will be afraid to follow his behavior.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If someone has sinned, teach/instruct him/(her) in front of all the ones trusting in Isa so that the rest learn a lesson and they do not copy that deed of his/(hers).” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The elder who is always sinning, you must scold in front of the believers so that the other elders might be afraid.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But if it is true that he has sinned and doesn’t turn-his-back-on-it, you (singular) must admonish him in front of the congregation so that others will be afraid to follow-his-example.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And then supposing it’s true that that overseer has sinned, it’s necessary that you rebuke him in the presence of everyone, so that others will be afraid and won’t copy him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But concerning one who is accused and he truly has sin, then reprimand him. All the people should look on so that they upon seeing him being reprimanded, they will fear to commit the sin.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)