complete verse (1 Timothy 6:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of 1 Timothy 6:19:

  • Uma: “For if their behavior is good like that, we can say that they are storing good stuff in heaven, that they can trust in in the future, and they get life that is really good.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If they do this, it is as if they are storing up their wealth in heaven and this will really not be lost. And they will also be given the true life, it means life forever.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “By means of this, they can get true wealth which they will never have to leave forever. And they will come to own life which is true life.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because if they do that, there will be wealth that they store-up in heaven which can-be-compared to a firm/stable foundation or basis for what they are expecting in a future day, and they will gain the true life which is forever.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For in their doing like this, it’s like they are causing to increase the reward which can’t be destroyed which is held in store for them in heaven. And life which is really worthwhile/accomplishes-much will be theirs.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Concerning the good they do to help their fellow man, there will be a payment on the day that is to come, it is certain that they will be given the life forever.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)