complete verse (2 Corinthians 12:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 12:5:

  • Uma: “Actually, it is quite fitting I praise a person who has seen vision like that. But I don’t want to praise myself. The only thing I will praise myself for is all my weaknesses.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “It is right/fitting for me to boast about this person but I don’t want to boast about myself, only about my weaknesses.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Now I am that person who has taken to Heaven, and it could be that I might boast about these things which happened to me, but I will not boast about my wisdom, rather, the things I will boast about are the things that show my lack of wisdom.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “If I wanted (but I don’t) to boast-about a person like that because of what was shown to him, it would be my right, but as concerns my life on this earth, I will boast-of nothing except what shows my weakness.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “A person who has experienced that, I really would cause to be praised. But I will not cause my own ability to be praised, but rather those things that cause to be comprehended that, as for me, I have no ability of my own.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Concerning this word, clearly I could brag about it. But concerning myself, when I speak about myself I clearly state that I am not strong.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)