complete verse (2 Corinthians 11:22)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 11:22:

  • Uma: “Those leaders there [where you are] say they are Yahudi people, they say they are descendants of Israel and descendants of Abraham. So am I! I’m a Yahudi person, I too am a descendant of Israel and descendant of Abraham.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If they boast that they are of the Hibrani tribe, I am also of the tribe Hibrani. If they boast that they are descendants of Isra’il, I am also a descendant of Isra’il. If they boast that Ibrahim is their forefather, Ibrahim is also my forefather.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for the people, they say that they are chosen by God because they are Jews. They are descendants of Israel and descendants of his ancestor Abraham. As for me also, I am a Jew; I’m a descendant also of Israel and of Abraham.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “They boast that they are Hebreo, isn’t that so? All-right, I am also Hebreo. They say that they are descendants of Israel, isn’t that so? I also, I am a descendant of Israel. Is Abraham their ancestor? Even I also.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For what are they, Hebreo? Hebreo is also what I am. Do they have Israel blood? That, too, is my blood. Well, are they descendants of Abraham? Well, as for me, I am a descendant of his, too.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “These people brag saying they are Jews. Well I also am a Jew. They brag, saying that they are citizens of the land of Israel. But I also am a citizen of it. They brag saying that they are descendants of Abraham. But I also am a descendant of Abraham.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)