complete verse (2 Corinthians 6:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 6:17:

  • Uma: “‘So, stop following the behavior of those who don’t know me, no longer be connected with them! Make-far your life from all evil actions. If you do like that, I will receive you.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because God wants it like this, he also said, ‘Come out from among the people who do not follow me and separate from them. Don’t touch/hold anything (ritually) unclean and then I will receive you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And because of this God also said, ‘Separate yourselves from those who worship false gods and leave them alone. Have done with any kind of filthy doing and I will accept you.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore God also said, ‘Leave them so that you will be separated from them. Neither are you to approach what is filthy so that I will receive you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “God also said, ‘That is why you are to go-far-away from the evil of those people. Separate-from them now. Definitely do not include yourselves in their works which are disgusting in my sight. That is what will enable me to accept you.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “God also says: ‘Come apart from where live the people who do what is evil. Do not do the evil they do, so that you can be in my hand.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)