complete verse (Acts 19:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 19:14:

  • Uma: “At that time there were also in Efesus several Yahudi people who were traveling around expelling demons that had entered people. Among them were seven men, all children of a leading priest named Skewa. One time, those seven tried to expel a demon from a person by naming the name of the Lord Yesus. They said: ‘With the name of Yesus whom Paulus carries, you(s) leave!'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then, there were seven brothers who ‘medicined’ like that. Their father was Eskeba, the leading priest of the Yahudi.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The ones who did this were the seven sons of a Jewish high priest whose name was Sceva.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “There were seven children of Sceva a leader of the priests of the Jews who did that.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “As for those expellers, there were seven of them, all brothers. Their father was a chief of the priests, whose name was Esceva.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)