complete verse (Acts 20:37)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 20:37:

  • Uma: “They all wept and hugged Paulus and said to him: ‘Have a good trip. / Be careful walking.’ [traditional leave-taking formula]” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When they took-leave, they wept embracing Paul and kissing him.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And the believers’ tears flowed and they hugged Paul and they kissed him.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “After that they then cried-quietly in hugging and kissing him,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “They really couldn’t endure it, they all wept. They embraced Pablo and kissed him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)