complete verse (Acts 5:3)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 5:3:

  • Uma: “Petrus said to Ananias: ‘Why did you(s) allow the King of Evil-ones to control your (s) heart, wanting to lie-to the Holy Spirit? You(s) said that you(s) had turned over all of the buying money of your (s) land, but really you(s) stored/saved part of it [emphatic]!” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Petros said to him, ‘Ananiyas, why do you allow the leader of demons to rule in your liver so that you lie to the Holy Spirit? For you kept some of the proceeds-of-the-sale of your land.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Peter said to him, ‘Ananias, why are you letting yourself be controlled by Satan, because you are deceiving the Holy Spirit because you do not give all the money.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Whereupon Pedro said, ‘Ananias, why did you (singular) permit Satan to possess you (singular) and lie to the Holy Spirit by denying/verbally-concealing part of its sale-money?” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But Pedro said to him, ‘Ananias, why did you(s) indulge what Satanas put in your mind which was to lie to the Espiritu Santo? You thought what you two husband-and-wife had agreed on could be hidden, which was to put some of it away.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)