complete verse (Acts 14:18)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 14:18:

  • Uma: “Even though thus were Paulus and Barnabas’s words to the people, it was still very hard to restrain them from bringing their worship-offerings to them.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The words of Paul and company were like those, but they almost could not restrain the people so that they would not sacrifice to them.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “But in spite of the fact that these were the words of Paul and company, they could scarcely scold the people and stop them from worshipping them.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But even though he said that, they almost continued to sacrifice-to-them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Although Pablo-and-companion explained everything in what they said, they really had a hard time preventing those people who wanted to worship them with a sacrifice. But, when they had been telling them to stop for a long time already, they did manage to prevent them.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)