complete verse (1 Timothy 5:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 5:9:

  • Uma: “The widows who can have their names entered in the book of widows, are only ones like this: their age is not less than sixty years, they have been married only once.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then, about the widows, list the widows who are soon to be helped by the ones who trust in Isa Almasi. List only the widows whose lives are more than sixty years and have had only one husband.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Do not list a widow woman under the age of sixty. It is necessary that she did not commit adultery against her husband.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The widows that you list, they must be sixty and more years old and have gotten-married only once.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And now concerning the list of those widow women who have a responsibility/job in her group of believers, only include those who are old now being sixty years of age already, who haven’t divorced their husband.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “On the list of widows appointed to help at the church, there should be only the widows who are over sixty years old. And only one husband did they live with.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)