complete verse (Acts 9:25)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 9:25:

  • Uma: “So, because all the doors were guarded, Saulus had to find a plan so he could escape from the village. That’s why one night, several of Saulus’s disciples took him to the earth wall that surrounded the town of Damsyik, they sat him in a basket and lowered him in the basket from the top of the earth wall to outside the village, and he immediately fled.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But one night, Saul was taken by his disciples/adherents and they seated him in a basket and let it down from a window there in that stone fence that surrounded that town.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “However one night he was taken by his followers, and they lowered him down outside the wall inside of a container that had been woven.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore there was one night, those whom he had persuaded to believe, they got a large basket in order that he would ride in it, then they lowered it from the high stone-wall that was the enclosure of their town so that he would have a way to escape.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well since it was like that now, he was caused-to-run-away by those who had believed his teaching. What they did was, they caused him to get into a large-basket and then they lowered it on the other side of the wall.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)