complete verse (Acts 2:38)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 2:38:

  • Uma: “Petrus answered: ‘Repent from your sins, and each one of you must be baptized as/becoming a follower of Yesus Kristus. From there, God will forgive your sins and he will give you the Holy Spirit.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Petros said to them, ‘Regret and let-go-of your sins, not doing them again ever. And you should each one be bathed/baptized as a sign that you now trust in Isa in order that God will forgive your sins. And God will give the Holy Spirit to you, which is his gift to you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Peter answered, ‘Everyone of you have done with his bad customs and let himself be baptized so that it might be known that he is being made one with Jesus Christ, and then his sins will be forgiven and God will give him the Holy Spirit.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Pedro answered saying, ‘All of you, repent of your sins and get-baptized, making-known that Jesu Cristo is your Lord, so that your sins can be forgiven, and then you will receive the Holy Spirit that God will give-as-a-gift to you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Pedro answered them, saying, ‘Well, you must repent/be-sorry for your sins, and have yourselves baptized which testifies to your being united/tied-together with Jesu-Cristo. Do this so that your sins may be forgiven and you will be given that you will be indwelled by the Espiritu Santo.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)