complete verse (2 Corinthians 11:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 11:19:

  • Uma: “For it appears that you are happy with people who are stupid, for you say/think that you are smart!” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because you really know how to think, you are not tired to listen to the words of the stupid ones!” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And since you are such wise people, you really know how to endure the words of a stupid person.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because there you are putting-up-with foolish people staying-with you. You are made-happy besides! Wow such wisdom you have!” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Probably you will put up with this foolish boasting of mine because you happily put up with the work of those fools there, even though you say that you are wise/understanding people!” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because you think that you now are wise, you can now be patient with whatever word you are told from people who lost their minds.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)