complete verse (2 Peter 1:8)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Peter 1:8:

  • Uma: “If your character is like that and if you keep on adding to it, your knowing of the our Lord Yesus Kristus will indeed be of-use, and your following of him will be strong.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If you always do all that is written here and if you continue to do/still do more, certainly there will be a good result/outcome of all you are doing and there is use in it and you will also know Isa Almasi our (incl.) Lord better.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And if you continue to increase in doing all of these things, it is not possible that there will not be great value in your believing in our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because if these good behaviors increase (lit. become-many) among you, it will result in your properly knowing Jesu Cristo our Lord.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For as long as these habits/ways of yours keep increasing and increasing, it will ensure that you are not useless/ineffective people. On the contrary, it will result in the fruit of your believing/obeying being big in your life, that you are people who truly know our Lord Jesu-Cristo.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “When you do the word I say to you and you earnestly cause that nothing lacks, then no one can say that you are doing wrong. Then not in vain do you know our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)