complete verse (Acts 1:6)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 1:6:

  • Uma: “One other time, when his disciples gathered at one time with Yesus, they asked Yesus, they said: ‘Lord, is it perhaps at this time you(s) will release us from our enemies and become the King of the Israel people?'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “One day while Isa and the persons/people he had commissioned were gathered together, they asked him, they said, ‘Sir, are you now going to set free our (excl.) nation/tribe Isra’il and will you now restore the kingdom to us (excl.)?'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And there was a time when they were gathered together again, and they asked Jesus, they said, ‘Lord, is this now the time of your helping us, the descendants of Israel, so that our former power to be ruled by our own king might be returned to us?'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When the apostles and Jesus gathered-together, they inquired of him, ‘Lord, is it now when you will cause-the ones-from-Roma -to-be-removed who are ruling over us so that we who are from-Israel will-be-the-ones-to-rule?'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Once again when the apostles were gathered together, Jesus again came to see them. They questioned him. They said, ‘Lord/Chief, will you now/today make it that these ruling over us will be removed so that the kingdom of our nation of Israel can rise again?'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)