complete verse (Acts 16:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 16:17:

  • Uma: “That woman continually followed us (excl.), us (excl.) Paulus, and continually shouted, she said: ‘These people are the servants of God whose power surpasses all that is worshipped! They come to tell you the way so you can be lifted from the punishment of your sins.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “She followed behind us (excl.) and Paul and she kept calling out, she said, ‘These people are the servants of God the Most High. They tell you how you can be saved.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And this woman went along with us and Paul, screaming out saying, ‘As for these men, they are servants of the great God. They will cause you to understand the way so that you might be freed from his punishment.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “She was following us (excl.) and Pablo repeatedly-shouting, ‘These people, they serve the Highest God! They are telling the way you may-be-saved!'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When we (excl.) came across her, she then followed- us (excl.) -closely, continually shouting out, saying, ‘As for these people, they are servants of God the Most-important/Highest. They are teaching/showing to you the way/trail of salvation.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)