complete verse (2 Corinthians 3:10)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 3:10:

  • Uma: “The power of the previous Promise was indeed big. But if we compare that power with the power of the new Promise, we can say: the previous one no longer has any power.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The truth is that even though the first law was great, now it is like choked/defeated (like plants) by the new covenant.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for that Law which had great power long ago, today it has been made so that it has no power, because it has already been replaced by a new way which has much greater power.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The truth of it is, it’s as if the importance (lit. highness) of the law has already ceased-to-exist if we compare it to the importance of God’s plan which has now replaced it.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “It’s true, there is indeed glory/praiseworthiness in that former system (lit. trail) of obeying the laws. But now, it’s like it no longer has glory/praiseworthiness when we compare it to the superior glory/praiseworthiness of this new initiated-agreement.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Very much was the Law respected which was before. But the law can’t be compared with the greatness of the good news now.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)