complete verse (2 Corinthians 4:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 4:12:

  • Uma: “So, we (excl.) constantly face death. But we (excl.) don’t-mind / It doesn’t-bother us (excl.), for because of that work of ours(excl.), you get good life forever.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then, we (excl.) endure persecution up to/including that we (excl.) almost die because of our (excl.) preaching so that this becomes your good (lit. comes home for your good), because finally you will live forever.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “That’s why we are never free from danger of death, because we spread the Good News. However, never mind this because by means of this, it is possible for you to have eternal life.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore it is true that we (excl.) are facing death, but the result of it is that you gain life that has no end.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But, even though death is always like chasing us, the outcome is that you can now find life without end.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “While the people search how to kill me, I, while I live, search for how to have you meet up with the new life.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)