complete verse (Acts 16:39)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 16:39:

  • Uma: “They went asking forgiveness of Paulus and Silas and they escorted them outside, and they said to them: ‘It is better if you leave our (excl.) town.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Therefore they went and asked forgiveness from Paul and company. Then they brought Paul and company out from the prison and they entreated them telling them to leave now from that town.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Therefore they went there and they begged their forgiveness. And they took them outside the prison and begged them that they might leave the town.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “So they went to the prison to go apologize to them. After that they led (them) outside, and requested that they leave that town.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Without anything further, they hurried and went there and asked forgiveness. And then when they had released them, they kept on asking Pablo-and-companion that hopefully they wouldn’t stay there but would now leave.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)