complete verse (Acts 12:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 12:16:

  • Uma: “So, while Rode was gone inside the house, Petrus continually knocked on the door. When they opened the door, they really saw, there was Petrus. They were very surprised.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But Peter did not stop knocking. Finally they opened the door. When they saw Petros, they were really very amazed.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Peter had not stopped knocking, and when they opened it, they were very surprised because it really was Peter.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “While-simultaneously Pedro was repeatedly-knocking. Eventually they opened, why, it truly was Pedro, and they were amazed.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because the door hadn’t yet been opened, Pedro kept on knocking. Therefore without anything further, they then opened it. Well, it truly was Pedro who was there. When they saw, they really were very amazed.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)