complete verse (2 Corinthians 8:7)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 8:7:

  • Uma: “Relatives, in your following God, you have had no lacks: your faith is big, you know the true teaching and you know how to teach others, you have done much work to help others, your love to us (excl.) is big. That is why, relatives, I request that there not be any lack of yours in your work of helping others who are poor in the land of Yudea.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “As to all good (things) you are not surpassed (lit. left behind). Your trust is strong, you are experts in preaching about Isa, your knowledge/wisdom is deep, you persevere helping your companions and your love for us (excl.) is great. Therefore we (excl.) also want that you will not be surpassed (lit. left behind) when you help your companions in need.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “I know that you have no lack in all of the skills and good works. Your faith is large; you know how to teach; you know how the true doctrine; you are always helping each other, and your favor toward us is big. Because of this, it is our desire that you also have no lack in showing your kindness to the believers in Judea.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You are already (appreciation particle) rich in faith. You are also rich in your knowing God and in your ability to teach. You are moreover industrious in serving God and big also is your love for us (excl.). Is it not indeed possible that you show that you are also rich in kindness to your companions so that you will help them?” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “You really are well-spoken-of people. You are well-spoken-of for your believing/obeying, for your wisdom/understanding and explaining of God’s word, for perseverance, and for your holding us (excl.) dear. Hopefully you will also strive to be well-spoken-of also in this (matter of) giving grace/aid.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “And now, even greater is what you are doing. Because your faith is strong. And you know how to teach well the word, because you understand very well about the word. You have pleasure in doing the work of God. And very much do you love me. Therefore now be supreme in that you help very much in helping your brothers.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)