complete verse (2 Thessalonians 2:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Thessalonians 2:17:

  • Uma: “that he strengthen and make-stay your hearts, relatives, so that your words and deeds are all good.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “We (incl.) are loved by our (incl.) Father God, and because of his love there is no end of his encouraging our (incl.) livers and he caused to be certain to us (incl.) our (incl.) expectation/hope of/from him. May our (incl.) Father God and our (incl.) Leader Isa Almasi make firm your livers and give you strength to do and say whatever is good.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “May our Lord Jesus Christ and our Father God make you joyful and strenghthen you so that all of your works and all of your words may be good. We (incl.) are always dear in His breath, and by means of His kindness to us we have cause for joy which is forever, and we also have something very good to expect.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “May Jesu Cristo our Lord and God our Father be the ones to continually-strengthen your minds and help you so that what you do and say will be totally good. Because God showed his love to us, and because of his mercy/grace to us, he also gave (us) an unchanging source-of-strengthening of our minds and our good hope/expectation.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “We(excl.) ask that he will encourage/strengthen your mind/inner-being and make you sturdy in deed and word which are wholly good.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “May God strengthen your hearts so that your thoughts will be firm when you speak, and the word which is good you will say. Whatever you do, may all that you do be good.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)