complete verse (2 Timothy 2:10)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Timothy 2:10:

  • Uma: “That’s why I choose to endure all this. Even though I am persecuted, I still spread the Word of God, so that people whom he has chosen hear and believe, to the point that they get goodness [salvation] and beautiful life [glory] forever from their connection with Kristus Yesus.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Therefore I just endure all kinds of hard-things/difficulties so that the people chosen by God continue to trust Isa Almasi and because of their trust, life without end in heaven belongs to them/will be theirs and they are included in God’s brightness forever.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And because of this I will endure any kind of persecution so that I might help the people whom God has chosen. I want them to be freed from punishment by means of their being made one with Jesus Christ, and that they might receive immortality without end.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore I am enduring all this hardship of mine for the people whom God chose in order that they would be saved on-account-of their having-been-united-with Cristo Jesus and would gain the very-good life in heaven that has no end. [The BT for this verse represents a revision made since the 2000 edition.]” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “That’s why I endure whatever hardship with a good mind/inner-being, because this is for the benefit of those chosen by God. I endure everything so that they also will be saved through the strength of their being united/tied-together with Cristo Jesus, and they also can be included in his good (situation) which has no ending in heaven.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “No matter how much I suffer I endure it all. Because I want that the people whom God has chosen will believe in Jesus Christ. This will result in their lives being saved and they will encounter the good forever.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)