complete verse (2 Corinthians 11:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 11:17:

  • Uma: “I will recount all that I praise myself about. But it isn’t the Lord who orders me to talk like this. I’m talking here like a stupid person, praising myself.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “These my words are not from Almasi’s command; I am like a stupid/bad/foolish person boasting.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “This that I am saying to you is not what the Lord is telling me to say, because I am like a stupid person, boasting.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “This boasting of mine about myself, it is not according to Jesus’ behavior but rather the behavior of a fool.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “As for this, this boasting that I’m talking about, this doesn’t come from God, but rather it is the boasting of an idiot.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “I think that I must tell about all I am doing even though people say that I am not working as a representative of Christ. They say about me that I have lost my mind.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)