complete verse (Acts 6:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 6:5:

  • Uma: “These words of the apostles were agreed to by all. That is why they chose Stefanus, who really believed in the Lord Yesus and was controlled by the Holy Spirit. They also chose: Filipus, Prokhorus, Nikanor, Timon, Parmenas and Nikolaus of Antiokhia. That Nikolaus was not a Yahudi but he had entered the Yahudi religion.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “All the followers of Isa were pleased with those words of theirs. So all of them chose. They chose Estepan, a man who trusted God very much and who was controlled by the Holy Spirit. The others whom they chose were Pilip, Porokorus, Nikanur, Timon, Parmenas, and Nikolas, a man from Antiyok. This Nikolas was not a Yahudi but he had been a follower of the Yahudi religion.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when the believers heard this, they were pleased with the advice of the apostles. And they chose Stephen. Now Stephen, his faith was very strong and he was thoroughly inspired by the Holy Spirit. And also, among those they chose were Felipe, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus from Antioch. And Nicolaus, he was not a Jew, however he had believed long ago in the religion of the Jews.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “All those who gathered there, they liked that-aforementioned which the apostles said, and they chose these. One was Esteban. His faith was strong and he was full of the power of the Holy Spirit. His companions were Felipe, Prokorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus from-Antiok. Nicolaus was a Gentile but he was following the customs of the Jews.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When that crowd heard, they were all agreeable. Without anything further, they then chose. The first they chose was a person called Esteban whose believing/obeying was strong and he was really obedient to the Espiritu Santo who indwelt him. Others they chose were Felipe, Procoro, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas and Nicolas who was a taga Antioquia who had entered Judioship.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)