complete verse (Acts 20:32)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 20:32:

  • Uma: “‘So now, relatives, I call-out to the Lord God, I request that he be the one who cares for you. I advise you to faithfully follow Word of the Lord that tells us of God’s white insides [grace] to us. Because it is only God who has power to strengthen our hearts and gives us blessing that he prepared from the start for people who are his portion.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “‘Na now,’ Paul said, ‘may God take-care of you and may his word/message about his love and his mercy make-firm your trust in God. If you follow/obey this his word/message God will give you good/blessing, that is what he gives-as-inheritance to those who follow him wholly.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And now I entrust you to God who is able to help you. His kindness to us all which I taught to you is able to help you also. God is the one who is able to give us strength of faith. From him we also can get our share of the blessings which he gives to all believers in him.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘Now then, I entrust you to God and to what he promised that he would have-mercy-on you. It is he who is powerful to strengthen your faith and to give the blessings he promised to all of them whom he has made-into his people.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well now, I now commit you to God and to the help of his word which tells concerning his far-from-ordinary grace to us. This word of his is what can cause your believing to be sturdy. And as long as you hold fast to him, it’s certain that you will be able to receive the completion of your salvation which is being held in store for all who have been chosen and set apart by God as his people.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)