complete verse (Acts 16:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 16:9:

  • Uma: “The night of their sleeping in Troas, Paulus had-a-vision. In that vision, he saw a man from the province of Makedonia standing over there and requesting-help, he said: ‘Come over here to Makedonia to help us (excl.), please!'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Then, there in Toroas that night, God showed in a vision to Paul a man from Makedoniya asking help from him. That man said, ‘Cross over and come-here to Makedoniya and help us (excl.).'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for Paul, that night God showed him something and he saw that which was like a person of Macedonia who begged him saying, ‘Keep on coming here to Macedonia so that you might help us.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When it was night, there was that which God showed Pablo like a dream, he saw a man from-Macedonia standing pleading with him, ‘Cross-over (body of water) here to Macedonia to help us (excl.),’ he said.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When they arrived there at Troas, when it was night, it’s like Pablo dreamed that he was looking at a person who was a taga Macedonia. What that person did was, he was really asking Pablo for grace/help, saying, ‘Please, if it’s possible/acceptable continue on to Macedonia for we (excl.) really need your help.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)