complete verse (1 Timothy 6:10)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 6:10:

  • Uma: “For from our desiring money appears many kinds of evil behavior. There really are people who are busy hunting for money, and the result is they turn-aside from their faith and many difficulties hit them.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because our/ones (dual) greedy-desire for money, this is the source of all kinds of evil done by human-beings/mankind. There are people because of their greed for money, they abandon/give-up their trust in Isa Almasi and the result is that many troubles/sorrows arrive to them.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “If there is a person who loves money, it’s possible for him to do any kind of evil. By means of this, some have turned their backs on our doctrine, and because of this have come about for them many sorrows.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because the greediness (lit. grabbing-for) of people for money, this is the source of all kinds of evil. On-account-of this-aforementioned greed of theirs, there have been people who have turned-their-backs-on what we believe, and that’s-where-they -have-gotten many sorrows (lit. hurts of their minds).” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For as long as what is heavy on one’s mind is, wanting to increase money, that’s like a root from which come all kinds of evil. The truth is, there are people who want to increase money who have now dropped/given-up their believing/obeying God. Well what came of that is, many griefs have now pierced them.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “_ For the person who earnestly endeavors to search for only money to possess, there are many sins he will commit to get it. There are some people who have even left their faith in order to earnestly search for only money. But concerning the money they got, it brought about a sorrowful life for them.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)