complete verse (2 Timothy 3:7)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Timothy 3:7:

  • Uma: “They continually want to hear teaching, but their hearts are never clear to know the true teaching.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “They just listen to whoever teaches them but they cannot distinguish the true teaching.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “They are always asking for teaching, but they do not understand the true doctrine.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “They are continually learning a new teaching, but they are not able-to-distinguish the true teaching.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Women like these, they are always wanting to listen to teaching but, well, they can’t comprehend the truth.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “These are women who want to know whatever new teaching there is. But concerning the word they study, never do their hearts find the true word.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)