complete verse (2 Corinthians 8:15)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 8:15:

  • Uma: “This is like the words of the Holy Book long ago that say: ‘The person who gathered a lot, he didn’t have an excess. And the person who gathered a little he didn’t run out.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “As is said in the holy-book, ‘The person who gathered much food did not have too much. And the one who gathered little, was also not lacking.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “This is like that written word of God long ago, because it said, ‘That person who was able to get a lot, what he was able to get was not too much. And that person who only got a little bit, he also had no lack.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “It’s like what God caused-to-be-written concerning the Jews’ gathering food from heaven which says, ‘The one who gathered much, he had nothing left-over, and the one who gathered little, it was sufficient for him.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “This is like what it says there in the written Word of God which says, ‘The one who took a lot, it did-not -turn-out-to-be too much, and the one who took little, it also did-not -turn-out-to-be insufficient.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Then it will be like that word in the Holy Book which says: ‘The person who has much to eat will not have any left over because he gives it away. The person who has little to eat will not lack because he will be given what to eat’ it says.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)