complete verse (Acts 10:47)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 10:47:

  • Uma: “‘Look. Those people there, they have received the Holy Spirit just like happened to us. So, who of you dares to forbid them? They also certainly must be baptized as/becoming followers of Yesus!'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “‘These people have received the Holy Spirit like we (incl.) also. There is no one/nothing that can oppose if they are baptized.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then Peter said, ‘These people who are not Jews, they have been given also the Holy Spirit just like we who are Jews. Therefore it is not possible that they cannot be baptized.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘These people, they have received the Holy Spirit just like us. It is not therefore possible that we prohibit their being-baptized.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “‘It isn’t possible/acceptable to forbid these people to be baptized, for look at this, they have now been indwelt by the Espiritu Santo the same as we (excl.) have.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)