complete verse (Acts 8:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 8:16:

  • Uma: “Because they had not-yet been landed on by the Holy Spirit. They had only been baptized naming the name of the Lord Yesus.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “For the Holy Spirit had not yet come down on them even on one. But they had only been baptized as a sign that they belonged to Isa.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “because at that time the Samarians were not yet inspired by the Holy Spirit. The only thing yet that was done to them was they were baptized so that it might be known that they had fellowship with Jesus.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “because he had not yet entered them. They had been baptized in the name of Jesus and that was all.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For although they had now believed, the Espiritu Santo had not yet entered-to-indwell them. They had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)