complete verse (Acts 15:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 15:19:

  • Uma: “Yakobus continued his words, he said: ‘So, relatives, here are my words. Let us not make-it-difficult-for those who are not Yahudi people who have submitted to God. Let’s not force them to follow the Law of Musa.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “‘In my opinion,’ Yakub said, ‘we (incl.) should not trouble the people from other tribes who are following God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Therefore’, said James, ‘My advice to you is, as for these people who are Gentiles who have believed in God, let’s not trouble them.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘Therefore what is in my mind/thoughts, let’s not cause-hardship to the Gentiles who are turning-to-face God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore, now, my judgement of that is, let us not bother the ones who have believed in God who are not Jews.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)