complete verse (Acts 17:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 17:19:

  • Uma: “That is why they took him to a big meeting-place called Areopagus Mountain, they said to him: ‘We(excl.) want to hear that new teaching of yours.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Then they brought Paul to the council which gathered in a place called Areopagus. They said to Paul, ‘We (excl.) want to know about that new teaching which you were talking about.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And they brought Paul in front of the judgment place which is called Areopagus, and they said to him, ‘We would like to know this new teaching that you are preaching.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When that was so, they took him to the gathering of the elders and leaders of the town that they called Areopagus, and they said to him, ‘If possible, would you (singular) please make-known to us (excl.) the new-thing you (singular) are teaching,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “That’s why they caused him to accompany them to their meeting-place which was called Areopago, that being the meeting-place of the highest judges in Atenas. Those ones causing Pablo to accompany said, ‘Please, we (excl.) want you to explain this which you are teaching for it’s the first we (excl.) have heard of it.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)