complete verse (Acts 9:39)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 9:39:

  • Uma: “So, Petrus did follow along with them. When they arrived in Yope, they immediately accompanied him going to the wake for the dead person. All the widows surrounded Petrus. They cried and showed him the shirts and clothes that Dorkas had sewn for them while she was still alive.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When Petros knew that, immediately he got ready and went with them. When (they) arrived at Joppa, they took him to the room upstairs. All the widows surrounded him weeping. They showed to him the shirts and jackets that Dorkas had sewn for them when she was alive.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Peter left, going with them. And when Peter arrived he went with them to the room up above. And there were there some widow women and they gathered around crying. And they showed him the shirts that Dorcas had sewed while she was still alive.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Then Pedro stood-up and went-with them. Upon their arrival, they led (him) to the room where the dead-one was located. And then the weeping widows who were there crowded-around (him), while showing-and-showing him the clothes that Dorcas had sewed before her death.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore, when it had been told to Pedro, he went with them. When he arrived in Jope, he was taken to that upstairs room where the one who had died was laid out. When he had gone in, the widow women all approached him who were crying there. They showed him all the kinds of clothes which Dorcas had sewn, which was her aid to them while she was still alive.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)