complete verse (Acts 13:10)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 13:10:

  • Uma: “‘Ee you total deceiver! You(s) are the enemy of all that is straight! Your (s) behavior is just like the King of Evil-ones’! Why do you(s) not stop continually distorting the straight teachings of the Lord?” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Paul said to him, ‘You are a child of the leader of demons. You oppose anything that is good. You are very deceiving and your liver is evil. You always just pervert the truth from God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “‘You are just like Satan who deceives. You are very wicked, and you are against everything that is good, because the word of the Lord which is very correct, you say it is a lie.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “and he said, ‘You (singular) child of the devil who opposes all that is good, you (singular) are constantly deceiving and cheating your (singular) fellows while-simultaneously you (singular) make-it-worse by changing the true word of God into a lie.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “What he said was, ‘As for you, it’s like you have caused yourself to be a son of Satanas! Everything you do is wholly deceit and trickery. Whatever is righteous, you fight it. Won’t you yet stop what you are doing which is attributing-lies to the truth which is the word of God?” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)