complete verse (Acts 8:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 8:23:

  • Uma: “Because I know that you(s) are very jealous, and you(s) are enslaved by sin.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “For I understand,’ Petros said, ‘that you are really very jealous and you are like a slave of your sin.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “because you are enslaved by jealousy, and you are not able to avoid your evil behaviour.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because I-can-see that your (singular) jealousy is extreme, and your (singular) sins still have-you-tied-up.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For I observe that apparently what is in your mind is extremely evil, and you really are still a slave to this evil.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)