complete verse (Acts 15:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 15:5:

  • Uma: “But there were also several Parisi people who believed in the Lord Yesus. Those Parisi stood up, they said: ‘Those non-Yahudi people, it is not enough if they just believe in Yesus. They must also be circumcised, and ordered to follow the Laws of Musa.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But there were Pariseo trusting in Isa who stood there and spoke. They said, ‘Those trusters in Isa from other tribes should first be circumcised and should also follow/obey the law of Musa.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then some believers who were members of the Pharisee group said, ‘Those believers who are not Jews, they must be circumcized, and it is still necessary that we make them carry out the law that Moses left.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But there were brothers who belonged to the party/group of Pharisees, and they stood-up saying, ‘It is necessary that we instruct the Gentiles to get-circumcised and also obey the other laws of Moses.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But, when some heard who belonged to the Pariseo, who had now believed in the Lord, they said, ‘Even though those people who aren’t Jews have now believed, it’s necessary that they are indeed circumcized and told to obey the laws of Moises.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)