complete verse (Acts 11:15)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 11:15:

  • Uma: “‘So, while I was still talking to them, the Holy Spirit came down and controlled them, the same that happened to us Yahudi people the first time.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Then when I was speaking to Korneliyus and company,’ Petros said, ‘the Holy Spirit entered them like us (incl.) in the beginning.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Then said Peter, ‘While I was preaching to them, immediately the Holy Spirit came down and inspired them just like us Jews the first time we were inspired.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When I had just-begun to speak, the Holy Spirit entered into them the very same way that he did to us at the first.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore I then began to teach them. But, I hadn’t been teaching for long when the Espiritu Santo was caused to indwell them, just like he was caused to indwell us before.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)