complete verse (Acts 13:35)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 13:35:

  • Uma: “‘That is also the meaning of the words of Daud while he was praying, he said like this: ‘My body you(s) will not abandon in the grave until rotten, because I an your (s) servant that you(s) have chosen.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “In another verse in the holy-book Jabur it is also said, ‘You will not abandon your holy servant to decay.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And there was another prophecy of David which were the words of Jesus. He wrote this in the book of the Psalms, and he said, ‘As for me, your faithful servant, you will not permit that my body rots in the grave.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Jesus is the fulfillment of that promise of his, because there is also something-written that David said to God, ‘I am the one who is faithful to serve you (singular). You (singular) will not allow my body to rot.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And there is something else written in The Songs which says, ‘You will not leave my body to rot in the grave, I who always obey your will.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)