complete verse (Acts 13:20)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 13:20:

  • Uma: “All those happenings earlier were about 450 years in length. ‘After that, the Lord God gave them warchiefs who became their leaders, down to [lit., until arriving at] the prophet Samuel.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “From the time they went to the country Misil until the time they lived in the country Kana’an, it was four hundred and fifty years. After that,’ Paul said, ‘there were judges whom God chose to rule them until-including Nabi Samuel who was their last judge.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “After that datus is what he caused to lead them until the time of Samuel, who was a prophet also.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘When that was done, God appointed those-to-judge them who took-each-other’s-places until the time of Samuel who was God’s spokesman.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “The length of all this was four hundred and fifty years.When they had settled down in Canaan, God appointed for them leaders who succeeded one another till Prophet Samuel was now their leader.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)