complete verse (Acts 10:4)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 10:4:

  • Uma: “Kornelius was afraid staring at that angel. He answered: ‘What is it, Lord?’ The angel said: ‘God is happy hearing your (s) prayers and he knows your (s) generosity helping the poor.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because of Korneliyus’ fear, he stared at the angel. Then he said, ‘Why Sir?’ The angel said, ‘God has heard your praying to him and he has seen your helping the poor and he thinks of you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Cornelius, he stared at the angel, and he was very afraid. And he said, ‘What?’ And the angel said, ‘God has heard your prayers, and he has seen your generosity, and he has not forgotten you.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “He gazed-intently in his fear and said, ‘What will you (singular) say, Lord?’ Then the angel said, ‘God keeps-thinking-about you (singular), because he has been hearing your (singular) prayers and he knows the way you are helping the collective-poor.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Cornelio just stared and was terribly frightened. All he could say was, ‘What is it, Master?’ The angel next said, ‘God hears your prayers and he is pleased with your help to the poor. He really doesn’t forget it.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)