complete verse (2 Timothy 1:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Timothy 1:17:

  • Uma: “But as for Onesiforus, many times he comforted me. For even though I was imprisoned, he wasn’t ashamed to visit me. When he arrived here in Roma, he exerted effort to search for me until he met with me. And you yourself know how much was his help to me before [lit., yesterday] when I was in Efesus. I call out to the Lord, I request that he bless all the relatives of Onesiforus, and that he show love to Onesiforus on the Judgment Day.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But when he arrived here in Roma he immediately looked for me and he didn’t stop until he found me.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “rather, immediately upon my arrival here in Rome he kept looking for me until he found me.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “but rather he searched-and-searched-for-me at his arrival here in Roma until he found me.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “On the contrary, on his arrival here in Roma, he kept on looking for me until he found me.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “When he arrived in Rome, he diligently searched where I was in prison until he found me.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)