complete verse (Acts 13:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 13:23:

  • Uma: “‘Relatives, from the descendants of that Daud, God has lifted/appointed for us Israel people a King who lifts us from the punishment of our sins, according to his promise of old. That King, Yesus his name.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “From the descendant of this Da’ud,’ Paul said, ‘God gave to the tribe of Isra’il one who saves them as he promised. This one who saves, he is Isa.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Now,’ said Paul, ‘Jesus, one of the descendants of King David, he is the one that God promised who would set us, the descendants of Israel, free so that we might not be punished.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “This very David was the ancestor of Jesus whom God sent to save us who are descendants of Israel based-on what he promised previously.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well, through the determining by God, from the descendants of that David is where the Savior came from whom he had promised to free/save us descendants of Israel. Jesus is who is meant.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)