complete verse (Acts 19:3)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 19:3:

  • Uma: “Paulus asked further, he said: ‘In that case, you were baptized according to whose teaching?’ They answered: ‘According to the teaching of Yohanes the Baptist.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Paul said, ‘Na, what baptism/bathing were you baptized/bathed with?’ ‘The baptism/bathing taught by Yahiya,’ they said.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then Paul said, ‘What teaching did you follow when you were baptized?’ they said, ‘The teaching long ago of John the Baptist.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘If that is so, what then was the likeness of your being-baptized?’ Pablo said. ‘The way of baptism that Juan taught,’ they said.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “‘Well, if it’s like that,’ said Pablo, ‘what did you understand of your being baptized? What was its meaning?’ ‘Oh,’ they said, ‘what we (excl.) understood was like Juan was saying who was baptizing in the past.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)