complete verse (2 Peter 2:9)

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

  • Uma: “So, from those examples earlier, we clearly see God’s power to help people who worship him, in order that they come to no harm when they encounter temptation/testing. And we also see his power to confine evil people to be tortured on his Deciding Day.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “All these are examples that God knows how/can/is able to help those who trust in him and that he frees them from their troubles. We/one (dual) also understand that God really can/knows-how-to punish the ones doing bad but he waits for the judgment day.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “However, the people, by contrast, who worship the Lord, He knows how to help them so they might not sin when they are tempted. He also knows how to bind the dead wicked people to have them wait until the day when He will punish them.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “All those-things which happened long ago, they are our means-of-knowing that God knows how to save godly people who are being-hardshipped. And he also knows how to imprison bad people so that they will be punished on the day he judges them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well from those things which happened long ago, isn’t it clear that God really knows how to save the ones who believe/obey him in/from their hardships. And he also really knows how to punish the ones doing evil, while he reserves them for that day of real judging.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “It is God who is able to save the peole who worship him from the suffering they go through. The evil people are reserved to undergo punishment when the day of judgment arrives for them.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)