complete verse (2 Corinthians 11:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 11:13:

  • Uma: “People like that, they are lying [i.e., fake] apostles. They work in your midst, as if they were really apostles of Kristus, when in fact they are deceivers!” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Those people, it is not true that they were commissioned by Almasi. They only deceive and pretend that they are truly people who were commissioned by Almasi.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “They are not true apostles of Christ, but rather they are false servants of Christ. They are fooling you by means of their works and they say that they are true apostles of Christ.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because those people, they appear (lit. show-themselves) as if they are true apostles of Cristo, but the truth of it is, they are pretend apostles who deceive the ones-they-are-teaching.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “As for those people, in what they say and do, they are giving-out that they are true/genuine apostles of Cristo. But there is no truth (to that). They are just falsely-claiming-to-be-apostles.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “These teachers of whom I speak say that they are Christ’s representatives but it is not true. Rather they are deceivers. For only on the outside are they like Christ’s representatives.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)