complete verse (2 Corinthians 11:18)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 11:18:

  • Uma: “Since so many praise themselves and recount the work they have done with their own strength, thus also I will praise myself.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But because many boast about their doings/work here in the world, na, perhaps I can also boast even a little about myself.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And since there are many who boast about their works here on the earth, perhaps it can be for just a little bit that I boast also about mine.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But since many there (near addressee) are boasting-about themselves based on what is important on the earth, kindly give me a chance as well (lit. OK please so that I also).” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But I’m constrained to do this in order to teach you. Because many are boasting about their own situation here in the world, I will boast too so that you will listen to my teaching.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “You can see that many teachers tell you about all the matters they are doing. Therefore I also want to tell you about all that I am doing.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)