complete verse (2 Timothy 4:18)

Following are a number of back-translations of 2 Timothy 4:18:

  • Uma: “Thus also is what will happen at this time. Even if I should be killed, the Lord will release me from all evil, and bring me into his Kingdom in heaven with no lack. We make-big his name forever. Amin!” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I really trust God that he will help me no matter what happens to me in the future and finally he will bring me to heaven, there in the land where he rules. God is worthy to be praised forever. Amin.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “That’s not all, for the Lord will still rescue me from anything which will harm me, and He will strengthen me until He takes me to His kingdom in heaven. May He be praised forever.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And I know that the Lord will save me from all evil until he takes me to his ruling-place in heaven. May he be praised/honored forever. Amen.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “I am really sure that the Lord will continue his saving of me from whatever danger which is the doing of the evil-ones/spirits, and it’s certain he will take care of me that I can arrive in his kingdom in heaven. He is to be praised without ending. This is truth.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “God will save me from people who walk in evil. And he will care for me well in order that he will take me to heaven where he rules. And now, let us praise God all the days. Amen.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)