complete verse (Acts 10:44)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 10:44:

  • Uma: “While Petrus was still talking, the Holy Spirit came down upon all the people who heard his words.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “While Petros was still speaking, the Holy Spirit entered into all the people who were listening to his words.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And while Peter was still talking, the Holy Spirit came down on all the people who were listening there. (The word ‘came down’ is a special religious Manobo term which only a supernatural can do, and it is something that is done to people.)” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Pedro was still talking, right-then the Holy Spirit entered all who were listening.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Pedro hadn’t yet ended that which he was saying when suddenly/unexpectedly all those who were listening to his teaching were entered-and-indwelt by the Espiritu Santo.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)