complete verse (Acts 9:18)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 9:18:

  • Uma: “At that time, there was something like fish scales that peeled from the eyes of Saulus and he could indeed see. Up stood Saulus and he was baptized as/becoming a follower of the Lord Yesus.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Immediately there was (something) like fish scales which fell from Saul’s eyes and he was able to see again. Then he got up and he was bathed/baptized as a sign that he now belonged to Isa.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And immediately it was as if there was something that peeled off of the eyes of Saul, and his seeing was opened. And he got up and he was baptized.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Right then something like fish-scales fell from Saulo’s eyes, and he was-able-to-see-clearly. After that he got-up and was-baptized.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When he had said that, suddenly/unexpectedly there were what got removed from Saulo’s eyes which were like fish-scales. When those had been removed, he truly could see again. Without anything further, he stood up and caused himself to be baptized.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)