complete verse (2 Corinthians 5:5)

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

  • Uma: “God himself is the one who prepared all this for us, and he gave us the Holy spirit like a sign that he will also give us a new body in heaven.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “God is the one who prepares us (incl.) so that we (incl.) can receive the new body. And he caused his Spirit to dwell in our (incl.) livers so that we (incl.) are assured that we (incl.) will really receive all that he has prepared for us (incl.).” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for God, He has already prepared this for us so that this might happen to us in the future. He has given us also the Holy Spirit which is a sign that He will fulfill this.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “God is the one who has prepared us to gain this by means of his Spirit (Ispirito) whom he has given to us. And his Spirit is our means-of-knowing for-certain that he will fulfill all that he promised.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For really, as for us, God has secured us as his people so that we could receive this good (situation). God is indeed the one who is the origin of this. The proof of this is that he caused-us-to-be-indwelt by the Espiritu Santo, who is his deposit/advance-payment.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “This is what God determined, in that he prepared where we will live. And he sent the Holy Spirit to walk with us. Now that we walk with the Holy Spirit, we are assured then that all the words God has told us will all come to pass.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)