complete verse (Acts 17:24)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 17:24:

  • Uma: “God who made the world with all its contents, he is the Lord of the sky and the earth. He does not dwell in a worship house made by mankind.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “This is the God who created the world and all the-different-things in the world. He rules in heaven and on earth. This God does not dwell in houses for worship made by humans.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Because as for this God, he is the one who created the earth and everything that is in it. He is the Lord of heaven and earth, and he does not just live in churches made by people.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “He is the God who created the earth and all that is here, and he doesn’t dwell in temples that people have made, because he is the Lord in heaven and on the earth.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “He is the God who created heaven/sky and the world, and all their contents. And because he is the Lord who controls heaven and the world, he doesn’t live in worship-places just made by man.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)