complete verse (Acts 21:33)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 21:33:

  • Uma: “The head of the soldiers went and arrested him and commanded his soldiers to tie both his hands with chains. After that he asked: ‘Who is this person? What has he done?'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The colonel went near and seized Paul and commanded his soldiers to chain him with two chains. Then he asked the people, he said, ‘Who is this man and what is his sin?'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Now as for the captain, he went to Paul and grabbed him and he commanded that he be tied up with two chains. And then he asked the people who this man was and what was his sin.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Then the commander arrested him, and had-him-bound with two chains. He then said to the many-people, ‘Who is this person? What has he done?'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When that highest-ranking-officer arrived, he at once arrested Pablo and caused him to be tied up with two chains. And then he asked who he was and what he had done.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)