complete verse (Acts 1:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 1:9:

  • Uma: “After speaking like that, he was lifted-up-and-up going to the sky. They gazed-up gazing-up at him, until they could no longer see him, because he was obscured by clouds.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “After he had said this, he ascended to heaven while they were looking at him. Then he was covered/hidden by a cloud and they could not see him anymore.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when Jesus had spoken this he was lifted up going to heaven, and while they were still looking up because they were watching his being lifted up, a cloud blocked Jesus, and he was removed from their seeing. And while they were still looking up into heaven, nearby them there appeared to them two males whose clothing glowed.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Upon Jesus’ saying that, he was-raised to heaven and they were-looking-up-at-him until he was hidden by a cloud.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When he had said all that, as they looked, he was going up till they lost sight of him for he was veiled in cloud.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)