complete verse (Acts 19:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 19:12:

  • Uma: “Even handkerchiefs or sarongs that Paulus had used, if they were carried to the sick, they at once got well, and if there were demons that were bothering them, they fled as well.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Even handkerchiefs only and towels that he had used, if (they were) brought to the sick, they were healed from their sicknesses and the demons came out of them.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “because even a handkerchief or a towel that he used, they would take to the sick people and those who were afflicted by demons, and they would be cured.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because even a handkerchief or rag that he used, if they took it to those who were sick or possessed by an evil-spirit, they became-well while also the spirits left them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Proof was, as long as a small-cloth or cloth-belt was able to be caused to touch his body and then also to touch sick persons, their illness stopped, or the evil-spirit possessing would leave.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)