complete verse (2 Corinthians 8:22)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 8:22:

  • Uma: “So, along with Titus and this other earlier[-mentioned] relative of ours, there is also another person that we (excl.) are ordering to go [to you (implied in verb)]. This relatives of ours(inc), many times we (excl.) have seen his behavior in all kinds of work, and we (excl.) know that his diligence in assisting the Lord’s work. And now, he does want to help you in Korintus organize your gathering of this money, for he really hopes in you [i.e., has high hopes in / expects a lot out of].” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “There is still another brother of ours (incl.) who we (excl.) send with Titus and company. We (excl.) have often observed this person therefore we (excl.) know that he is hard working and he perseveres in all he does. More so now. He really wants to go to you because he really trusts you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “There’s also another brother of ours (incl.) that we are sending along with Titus. I have carefully checked up on him, and he really wants to help the believers. But more than that, he really wants to help you, because his confidence in you is very great.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “There is yet another brother of ours that we (excl.) will have-accompany them. He has often confirmed to us (excl.) that he is industrious in serving God. And now, he especially very-much-wants to go-along because of his large trust in you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “There is also another sibling in believing whom we (excl.) have sent. We (excl.) have observed that, as for him, (he is) industrious in the work of the Lord. And right now, he really wants to go there to you since he has become-sure that you want to help.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “These two person then will go with another of our brothers. This one is one who knows how to work well and also it is apparent that he has pleasure to do God’s work. He is a good worker wherever he goes. And he is very glad to go there because he thinks that you will not hold back your hearts from helping the other believers.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)