complete verse (Acts 26:24)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 26:24:

  • Uma: “While Paulus was still speaking, telling his defense, Festus jeered/hooted, he said: ‘You(s) are crazy, Paulus! Your (s) great cleverness has made [lit., carried] you(s) crazy.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “While Paul was speaking like that defending himself, Pestus shouted at him, he said, ‘Paul, you are already insane. Your knowledge is too much and that is what causes you to be insane.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Now while Paul was still talking like this, Festus shouted out, and he said, ‘Paul, you are crazy! The thing that has made you crazy is your very much studying!'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Upon Pablo’s saying that, Festus interrupted shouting, ‘You (singular) are crazy, Pablo! Your (singular) excessive learning is what has made-you (singular) -crazy!'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well, Pablo had not yet ended that defence of his when Festo spoke loudly. He said, ‘You are possessed/insane, Pablo! What has caused you to be insane is the big size of what you have studied.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)