complete verse (2 Timothy 3:15)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Timothy 3:15:

  • Uma: “From your childhood, you have known the contents of the Holy Book. The Holy Book is what can make-clear our hearts to the point that we believe in Kristus Yesus and are lifted from the punishment of our sins.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “and you know that since you were small until you were already big you were taught the writings in the holy-book. That holy-book was the reason you were able-to-think/decide to receive life without end which God gave after/when you trusted in Isa Almasi.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And you can remember that long ago when you were still a child, you already understood the written word of God. From His word comes the understanding which is the means of freeing us from punishment if we believe in Jesus Christ.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Beginning also from your (singular) childhood (lit. smallness), you (singular) have been taught what God caused-to-be-written which is able to illuminate your (singular) mind so that you (singular) will believe in Cristo Jesus and you will be saved.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For isn’t it so that from when you were still small, you knew the written words of God, this being what teaches the path of salvation which can be ours through our trust in Cristo Jesus?” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Since you were a child you studied the word which is written in the Holy Book. And this word is where it is told that a person is saved when he believes in Jesus Christ.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)