complete verse (Acts 5:40)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 5:40:

  • Uma: “After that, they called back those apostles of the Lord Yesus, and they beat them. They said to them: ‘Don’t you teach people any more naming the name Yesus!’ And after that they released them.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “They summoned/called again the commissioned ones and commanded them to be whipped. Afterwards they instructed them they commanded them strictly not to speak about Isa again. Then they let them go.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “However, they brought in the apostles and had them beaten, and they said to the apostles that they should not teach faith in the name of Jesus. And then they let them go.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The leaders of the Jews followed that-aforementioned that Gamaliel said. They had-the apostles -called again and had-them -repeatedly-whipped (i.e. many strokes). Then they commanded that they never again (lit. not repeat to) tell concerning Jesus, and they released them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When they heard that, they were indeed agreeable. But they caused those apostles to come in again and caused them to be beaten. And before they released them, they again forbade them to teach again concerning Jesus.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)