complete verse (Acts 15:38)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 15:38:

  • Uma: “but Paulus said: ‘No, for he left us the other day in land of Pamfilia, [when] our work wasn’t yet done.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But Paul’s opinion was that it was not right for Markus to be taken along because he had left them there in Pampiliya and he had not endured helping them until their work was finished.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “However, Paul didn’t want to take John Mark because he had stopped helping them and he went off and left them before when they were in Pamphylia.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “but Pablo refused, because he had left them previously when they were in Pamfilia, and he hadn’t continued helping in their work.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But as for Pablo, it wasn’t okay with him that they cause Juan Marcos to go along for as-already-mentioned, when they were in Panfilia, Juan had separated from them. He couldn’t hold fast in that which they were doing which was going teaching.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)