complete verse (2 Corinthians 11:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 11:5:

  • Uma: “So, if you listen to those messengers/apostles there who make-big their own names, I hope you will also listen to my words now, for I am not inferior [lit., younger-siblinged] to them.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “As for me, I am not surpassed by those teachers of yours even if they say that they are the very greatest commissioned ones by Almasi.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for these pretending very high apostles of Christ, they suppose mistakenly that they are very high in rank. However, I know that they are not greater than I am.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “They are saying that they reportedly are the highest apostles, but is it indeed-the-case (RQ implying of course not) that they have any superiority-over (lit. that-with-which-they-defeat) me?” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Those ones who are falsely-claiming-to-be-apostles there are saying that they are real apostles who are unsurpassable. But even though I am boasting of myself, it’s like I am not deficient (lit.left behind) in any way to those people.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Yet it isn’t only they who know about what they are speaking. Also I know about the matters which are taught by these people who say they are supreme representatives of Christ.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)