complete verse (Acts 1:26)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 1:26:

  • Uma: “After they prayed, they threw lots as their decision-maker [lit., thing that makes straight/clear]. The one pointed-out by this decision-maker of theirs was Matias. So he was lifted becoming an apostle of Lord Yesus so that they were a complete twelve as in the beginning.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “After that, they drew lots and the name of Mattiyas was drawn. So he was added to the eleven men/persons whom Isa had commissioned.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when they had finished praying, they cast lots for the two, and the one who was chosen was Matthias, and he was made one of the apostles just like those eleven.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Then they drew-lots, and Matias was drawn, and he joined the eleven apostles.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “After they had prayed, they then drew lots. Matias was chosen, therefore he joined the eleven disciples.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)