complete verse (2 Corinthians 2:11)

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

  • Uma: “That’s why I say we should forgive him, so that the King of Evil-ones doesn’t get an opportunity to tempt us. For we know his schemes.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “That is why we (dual) should forgive our (dual) companions who sin so that we (incl.) will not be fooled/deceived by the leader of demons because we (incl.) know his desires.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And if there is a person who you forgive, I forgive him also; because, for example, if there is someone who sinned there and I forgive him, Christ knows that the reason that I forgive him is so that your relationship to each other may become peaceful. And the reason that I am doing this is so that Satan may not deceive you. We (incl.) know what evil thing he would like to do to us.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “I did that so that Satanas will not deceive and defeat us, for we thoroughly know his evil purposes.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “so that (emphatic) we will not be defeated by Satanas. Because the evil ulterior-motives in his mind are now clear to us.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because the devil very much is scratching his nails, wanting to spoil the word there where you live. But if the people are reconciled, then the devil won’t win.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)