complete verse (Acts 1:24)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 1:24:

  • Uma: “After that, they prayed, they said: ‘Lord, you(s) know all the hearts of people. Yudas, he fell from his work as your (s) messenger, and he was judged according to his actions. That is why we (excl.) request, Lord, point out to us (excl.) from these two which one you(s) have chosen to replace Yudas.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Then Peter and company asked God, they said, ‘O God, you are the one who knows the heart of man/humans. Teach us which of these two you have chosen,” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then Peter and the rest prayed for them, they said, ‘Lord, you know what’s in the breath of everybody, and now show us which of these two you have chosen” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And they prayed saying, ‘Lord, since you (singular) are the one-who-knows the mind/thoughts of all people, please make-known to us (excl.) whom you (singular) have chosen between these two” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Then they prayed, saying, ‘Lord, you are well aware of what is in the mind/inner-being of all people. Therefore cause us (excl.) to recognize which of these two you have chosen,” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)