complete verse (Acts 7:48)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 7:48:

  • Uma: “‘But actually the God does not live in a house made by men. For his power surpasses all that is worshipped. There was a prophet long ago who said like this:” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “‘But the God Most High,’ Estepan said, ‘does not live in houses made by humans. A prophet wrote what God said. He said,” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Stephen said, ‘In spite of that, the highest God, he does not just live in a house built by people, because the prophet wrote saying,” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘But the highest/greatest God, what he dwells-in is not a house that people build, because one of God’s spokesmen back then said,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Even though this God the Highest/Most-important gave permission, of course he doesn’t live in a house just made by man, just as if he was human/man. For it’s like what was said by a prophet in the past, saying,” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)