complete verse (2 Timothy 3:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Timothy 3:13:

  • Uma: “But evil people and deceivers, the evil of their character will just get worse. They deceive others with their lying teaching, but in fact it is they also who are deceived.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And the people who are bad/evil and the ones who are foolish, their bad/evil deeds will increase. They fool/deceive their companions but they are fooled/deceived also.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “However, the evil people and the false believers, their behavior will continue to get worse. They lead the minds of people astray, but their minds are also led astray.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “While as-for the people who are evil and those who deceive their companions, the evil they are doing will grow-worse-and-worse/more-and-more, because they will continue to deceive their companions while at-the-same-time they are also being-deceived.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For those whose nature/ways are evil who are deceitful, they will become much more evil, keeping on with their leading astray of their fellowman, and well, what else but they themselves are being led astray too.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The people who are evil people and are lying teachers will more and more turn out evil in how they walk. As they deceive they will also be deceived.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)