complete verse (Acts 2:4)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 2:4:

  • Uma: “From there, they were all controlled by the Holy Spirit, and they began to speak with languages they did not-yet know, according to what the Holy Spirit caused them to utter.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then all of them were entered-into by the Holy Spirit and they began to speak different-kinds-of languages of other tribes/nations. They were-able-to-speak like that through/by the power given to them by the Spirit of God that had entered them.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And they were thoroughly inspired by the Holy Spirit, each one of them. And, surprisingly, they were able to speak in languages which they didn’t know according to the power which was given to them by the Holy Spirit.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “They were all full of the power of the Holy Spirit, and he caused-them -to-speak so that they spoke in various languages that they did not know.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “They were then all indwelled by the Espiritu Santo, and through the inspiring by this Espiritu Santo, they began to speak in different languages which they hadn’t studied.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)