complete verse (2 Corinthians 9:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Corinthians 9:9:

  • Uma: “Like is written in the Holy Book long ago: ‘God distributes blessings to people who are pitiable. There is no end to the goodness of his heart.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “It is written in the holy-book about a person who gives generously, it says, ‘He gives generously to the poor people. This his good doing will not stop forever.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “There is a written word of God which says, ‘God always gives much to the poor; His kindness will never be forgotten forever.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “It’s like what God caused-to-be-written concerning the righteous person which says, ‘He gives much to the poor, so his goodness will not be forgotten forever.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For like what-it-says in the written word of God which says, ‘He is happy who gives (financial) help to the poor. Truly this good (work) that he is doing will not be forgotten for ever.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The Holy Book says: ‘Concerning the good person, in that he overflowingly helps the poor, he will not lack for what he gives.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)