complete verse (2 Peter 1:18)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Peter 1:18:

  • Uma: “It was we (excl.) ourselves who heard these words from heaven while we (excl.) were with him on the holy mountain.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “We (excl.) really heard this voice speaking from heaven while we (excl.) were there accompanying Isa Almasi onto the mountain where God honored his Son.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “We heard the voice of God from heaven when Jesus took us long ago to the mountain where God came down.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because we (excl.) were his companions on the holy mountain when God the Father honored/praised him and when-he-showed his dazzling godhood. We (excl.) ourselves heard the words of the powerful God which came-from heaven which said, ‘This is my much-loved son (lit. child). He is the one who continually-satisfies/pleases-me.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “We(excl.) heard these words coming from heaven, when we (excl.) were there with Jesus on that mountain which is regarded today as a far-from-ordinary mountain.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “At that time when we stood on the holy hill with our Lord Jesus Christ, this was the word we heard God speak from above.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)