complete verse (Acts 13:48)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 13:48:

  • Uma: “When the people who were not Yahudi people heard these words, they were glad, and they praised the Word of the Lord. And whoever was already chosen by God to receive good life forever, they believed in the Lord Yesus.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When the (people of) other tribes heard these words, they were very glad. They praised that word/message of God. And whoever was chosen by God to be given life without end, now believed in Isa.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when the people who aren’t Jews there heard this, they were very happy, and they gave thanks for what the Lord caused them to understand. And all of the people whom God had ordained for them eternal life, they believed.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When the Gentiles heard that-aforementioned that Pablo said, they were made-happy while-simultaneously they praised the word of God. And all whom God had chosen so that they would be the ones to have life that is forever, they believed.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well, when those people heard who weren’t Jews who were mixed-in there, they became very happy. They were saying, ‘This word of God is really extremely good!’ As many as had been chosen by God to have life without ending then believed.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)