complete verse (2 Timothy 2:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Timothy 2:13:

  • Uma: “Even if our faith in him lets-go, his taking-care-of-us will not let-go, For he cannot retreat from his words.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If we (dual) are not steadfastly with him/do not remain with him, he is just the same trustworthy and he will really fulfill his word. Because as for him, his customs really do not change.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Even if we are not faithful to His word to us, He by contrast is faithful to His word for it is not possible for Him not to carry out His word.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “If we are not trustworthy, he is trustworthy anyway, because it’s not possible that he won’t fulfill what he said.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And the truth is, supposing that as for us, we keep-changing-our-minds, as for him, there’s no changing-of-his-mind, for there is no moving/transferring at all of his nature/ways and what he has said.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “If we should not complete what we say, nevertheless Christ always will complete the word he speaks. Because Christ never changes the word he speaks.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)