complete verse (Acts 6:11)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 6:11:

  • Uma: “That is why several people were given money / they gave money to several people, so that they would make lying words giving-false-testimony-against Stefanus, they said: ‘We(excl.) heard [emphatic] him disparage the Law of Musa and belittle God!'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Then they paid some people telling them to lie about Estepan. The people whom they told to lie said, ‘We (excl.) heard him speak evil about Musa deceased (ley) and about God.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then there were people whom they paid so that they might frame Stephen. They said, ‘We heard him say things that are against the system of laws of Moses and also against God,’ they said.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “That being so, they bribed some-people to accuse him saying, ‘We (excl.) heard something that Esteban said belittling/mocking Moses and God.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When they observed that it was like that, what they did was, there were some they paid to come out with lies against Esteban. Their lies said, ‘We(excl.) heard his insulting of Moises, and of God too, for he opposes our laws which God gave to Moises.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)