complete verse (Acts 3:15)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 3:15:

  • Uma: “You did indeed kill Yesus. But God made him live again, since after all Yesus is the one that gives good life. We(excl.) here are witnesses, because we (excl.) have seen with our eyes [emphatic] that he lives again.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “You killed the one who gives life, but God caused him to be alive again and we (excl.) can testify to this.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “But the source of life forever you killed, however, God raised him from the dead. We can testify that Jesus was raised from the dead because we saw him.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You had-the one who gives life -killed, but God, he made-him-alive again. And we (excl.) confirm that he truly came-alive because we (excl.) saw (him).” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Really back to front is what you did for, as for that Jesus, he is the source of our life, but death is what you rewarded him with. However he was made alive again by God, and we (excl.) testify to this, for after he came alive again, we (excl.) indeed saw/met him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)