complete verse (Acts 5:31)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 5:31:

  • Uma: “and lifted him up and set him on his right side, and he made him Leader and King who lifts us from the punishment of our sins, so that we the people of Israel may repent from our sins and obtain forgiveness.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And God exalted (made-high) Isa at his right (hand), the most important place. Now he is the Leader/Lord and he is the Savior, in order that the people of Isra’il would regret and leave their sins so that they will be forgiven.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “He made him immortal, and he is now at the right side of God. As for us (incl.) descendants of Israel, he is our (incl.) master and he is the one who will free us from our (incl.) punishment. And he causes us to have done with bad customs. And he will forgive us.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “and raised-him/made-him-great to/at his right-side so-that he would be the one to rule-over and save us. God did that so-that we descendants of Israel would have time/opportunity to repent so-that he would forgive our sins.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “After this coming alive again of his, he went-home to heaven for he was given by God far-from-ordinary importance there on his right. And he is the one who is our Ruler and Savior, who gives to us descendants of Israel to be able to repent and let go of our sins so that they may be forgiven.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)