complete verse (2 Corinthians 8:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 8:23:

  • Uma: “As for Titus, he is my coworker friend that I order to go [to you] help you. As for the two that are accompanying him going [to you], they are people that were purposely sent by the Kristen people here to organize the gathering of this money. Their behavior makes-big [glorifies] Kristus’ name.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Now, this Titus is my companion in the work helping you. Our (incl.) brothers, his companions, were told by the gathering of trusters in Isa Almasi to accompany him. Almasi is praised because of what they do.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for Titus, he’s my partner in my helping you, and these two brothers of ours who will come along with him, going there to you, they are representatives of the groups of believers here. By means of them, Christ is always made known among people.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “As for Tito also, he works-with me in serving you. And as for his companions who are our (inc) brothers, they (appreciation particle) are the representatives of the believers in the congregations, and Cristo is being praised on account of them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “As for this Tito, he is my companion and helper in this work of mine of serving you. Well, concerning also these siblings of ours who are his companions, they were chosen by the groups of believers here as their substitutes/representatives, and their lives are to the praise of Cristo.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “If someone wants to inquire about why I sent Titus there, tell them that he is my friend and fellow worker in searching for a way to do you good. Concerning the other two of our brothers who will go there, tell the people that our brethren here chose these to go with him to where you live. And by means of the work they do, people look respectfully on Christ.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)