complete verse (Acts 15:8)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 15:8:

  • Uma: “And God who gazes-down-on the hearts of men, received those people who are not Yahudi people. We know he received them, for he gave them the Holy Spirit the same as he gave it to us here.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And God who knows what is in the livers of humans, has shown that the other tribes also belong to him, in that he has also given to them the Holy Spirit like (he has given) to us (incl.).” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for God, he showed us how he receives people who aren’t Jews because he gave them the Holy Spirit just like he gave it to us. (He knows even the breath of us human.)” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And God who knows what is in the mind/thoughts of people, he has shown that he has received/accepted the Gentiles who believe, because he has caused-the Holy Spirit -to-enter them just like what he did to us.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When they heard, they believed. Because God observed that their believing was true, for he knows what is in the mind/inner-being of all people, he caused them to be indwelt by the Espiritu Santo, just like he did to us. In that he showed to everyone that he had now accepted them.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)