complete verse (2 Thessalonians 1:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Thessalonians 1:12:

  • Uma: “The reason for our praying like that is so that because of your good behavior the name of Yesus our (inc) Lord will be made big, and so that you also will be made-big by the Lord Yesus. All that will come-to-pass because of the grace [lit., white insides] of God our (inc) Father, and because of the Lord Yesus Kristus.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The reason we (excl.) pray like this is so that Isa our (incl.) Leader will be honored because of you. And you also will be honored because you belong to Isa. This will be fulfilled because God and Isa Almasi our (incl.) Leader love you and have mercy on you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And because of this you will praise our Lord Jesus Christ, and He will praise you also. This will come to pass only by means of the kindness of our God and of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because if that is what happens, Jesus our Lord will be praised/honored on-account-of you and you also will be praised/honored on-account-of him. All these-things will happen on-account-of the mercy/grace of our God and of Jesu Cristo our Lord.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well of course, if it’s like that, won’t praiseworthiness/glory be given by you to the name of our Lord Jesus? Well, as for you also, you will also be given praiseworthiness/glory, in harmony with the graciousness of our God and Lord Jesu-Cristo.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “If you live good, then our Lord Jesus Christ will be honored by the people because they will see how you live. You also will be honored, in that you will walk with Jesus. All this will happen by the grace of God and the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)