complete verse (2 Corinthians 5:3)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 5:3:

  • Uma: “Actually, we don’t want to die and leave this body. Our desire is that we will exchange this body of ours with that new body of ours.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The reason that we (dual) want bodies like that is so that when we (dual) die our (dual) spirit/soul will not be like a person naked/clothes-fallen-off.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For when we are raised from the dead in the future, it is necessary that we have a body.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “so that our spirits will immediately have something-to-put-on so they will not be made-naked when we leave our original bodies.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “so that when we are like clothed with that one, it won’t be said that our soul is like naked because it has no body.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “There will be a new home where we will live. We cannot say that we are without a home.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)