complete verse (Acts 16:24)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 16:24:

  • Uma: “That’s why he put them in the part of the jail that was in the very middle, and both their feet were tied to heavy [pieces of] wood.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When the guard heard that order, he took Paul and company to the prison way inside and put them in stocks.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then he put them in a room in the middle of the prison and as for their feet, they were put in stocks.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore the guard, he took them to the room in its inner corner, and he put their legs/feet in the holed coming-together-place of two planks, then he squeezed-them-together (the planks).” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well, because the instruction to him was like that, he then took Pablo and Silas to the very inside of that jail and also fettered their feet/legs.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)