complete verse (2 Corinthians 12:2)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 12:2:

  • Uma: “I know a Kristen person, fourteen years ago he was pulled-up to God’s dwelling in heaven. I don’t know if it was really his body that was pulled-up, or if was just his soul. Only God knows.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “There is a certain man who follows Isa Almasi that I know, he was taken to heaven. Fourteen years have past since. I don’t know if he really went there or if heaven was shown to him in a vision. God only knows it.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Long ago there was a believer whom I know who miraculously was able to visit there in the very high Heaven where God lives. This was fourteen years ago; I don’t know if his body also went there, or whether God just showed him this by means of a dream; the only one who knows this is God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “There is that which happened to a believer in Cristo whom I know. Starting from when it happened until now, fourteen years have gone. That aforementioned happening, he was raised to heaven where God is. I admittedly don’t know whether it was only his spirit that went or his body was included. Only God knows that. But I know that that person was raised to Paradise (RL Paraiso),” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Fourteen years ago, there was an acquaintance of mine who was a believer in Cristo who was taken to heaven, the real heaven where God lives. Only I’m not sure whether it was just his soul/spirit that was taken there or his actual body. God is the only one who knows.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Now years have passed since I have believed in Christ. Fourteen years ago I was taken up to heaven where the Lord Jesus is. But I do not know whether my body went or not. It is only God himself who knows what happened.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)