complete verse (2 Corinthians 7:1)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 7:1:

  • Uma: “So, my relatives whom I love, since we have these promises of God, well then, we must get rid of all that makes us evil, both what is visible and what is in our hearts. We must follow God with our whole heart, and fear to do what he doesn’t like.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Na, my loved friends, all these promises of God are for us (incl.). Therefore we (incl.) should leave all that makes unclean, whether it is bad doings or bad thoughts. We (incl.) should really fear God so that we (incl.) are really exactly good.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And since these are the things promised to us (incl.) by God, let us clean our activities so that there are no filthy activities of our bodies or filthy thinking. And let us correct our activities so that our becoming righteous might be made strong by means of our always showing Him respect.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “My esteemed friends, since God has promised these-things to us, we ought to turn-our -backs-on all that makes-filthy our bodies and minds and make-every-effort to follow a thoroughly holy lifestyle because of our esteeming/respecting God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well now, ones whom I hold dear, since these things have been promised to us, we need to cleanse our bodies and minds/inner-being from all sin, for God is disgusted with all sin of people. Hopefully we will strive to live with respectful fear of God until our lives are righteous with complete righteousness.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen my dear brothers, thus is the word which God promised that he would do for us. Therefore let us separate from all the evil there is. We will separate from everything which spoils our bodies. We will separate from all the words which spoil our thoughts. Let us put our heart to revering God. Let us give our hearts to God forever.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)