complete verse (2 Thessalonians 3:1)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Thessalonians 3:1:

  • Uma: “So, continuing on, relatives, we request that you pray for us too. First, request the Lord that more and more people hear and receive the Lord’s Words, like what happened to you yesterday.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then, my brothers, please pray/ask God for us (excl.). Pray/ask that the good news about the Leader will really spread quickly and will be believed by the people as you believed.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And now, brothers, pray for us so that very soon our preaching of the Word of the Lord may spread and be accepted just like this was accepted there among you.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “We (excl.) have a little more to say to you brothers. Please pray for us (excl.) so that the word of the Lord will in-a-short-time be-newsed-from-one-to-another and that the people who hear will value and believe/obey (it) like you did.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Another thing I’ll add on, siblings in believing, is that we (excl.) are asking you that you be praying for us (excl.) so that this word of God can quickly/easily spread to all places, and also that they will happily receive it with honor/respect like you did.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “One thing more, my brothers, pray to God for us, in order that where we speak the word of the Lord, many people will believe just like it happened where you live.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)