complete verse (2 Corinthians 5:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 5:17:

  • Uma: “So, if a person is connected with Kristus, he is a new person/mankind. His/Her former life is past. He/She has gotten new life.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If a person is already one with Almasi, he is like newly created. All his bad customs and doings that he formerly did have come to an end and now he is really new.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for the person who has become one with Christ, he is a new creature. The things that were placed before in his thinking have gone out of existence, and they have been replaced with new things.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because whoever is united-with Cristo, God has-made-him a new person. His former thoughts have come-to-an-end, for they have been replaced with new.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well, in just the same way, whoever is now really united/tied-together with Cristo, everything about him (lit. his asolutely-everything) will be made-new. What it is likened to is, (he has been) created again, therefore there is no more of that former evil in his life for it has now been made new.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Concerning the person who believes in Christ, now his thoughts have become different. Now he has left off from how he walked before. Concerning how he walks now, all is new.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)