complete verse (2 Corinthians 8:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 8:17:

  • Uma: “We(excl.) asked him: ‘Do you want us (excl.) to order you(s) to go to Korintus to help them organize their gathering of this money?’ He answered: ‘I do want it!’ More than that, from his own desire he already had a heart to want to visit you.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When we (excl.) asked Titus if he could go to you, he immediately said yes. From his own desire he is glad to go and help you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when we asked him if he wanted to help you, he was very glad to do it. And that’s not all, because he already wanted to help you. And because of this desire of his, he has decided to return there to you.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “I know this is true, because he immediately liked our (excl.) plan to send him there (near addressee) and the truth of it is, he had previously decided to go visit you because of his extreme concern-for-your -interests.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For he didn’t just promise happily to do what I was asking him to do but rather he really persevered in his intention to go there to you, for it was also his desire too to go there.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “When I told him to go and see you, he was very glad to go. Because he himself wanted to go and see you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)