complete verse (Acts 9:40)

Following are a number of back-translations of Acts 9:40:

  • Uma: “From there, Petrus ordered them to leave that room, and he knelt to pray. When he finished praying, he faced the dead one, he said to her: ‘Tabita, get up!’ Suddenly her eyes really opened, and looked at Petrus, and she immediately sat up.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Petros sent them all out from that room and then he stood on his knees on the floor praying to God. Then he faced the corpse and he said, ‘Tabita, get up.’ The woman opened her eyes and when she saw Petros, she sat up.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Peter put all of them outside, and he knelt down to pray to God. And then he turned and faced the body of the dead person, and he said, ‘Oh Tabitha, get up.’ And Tabitha opened her eyes and she saw Peter, and she got up and sat.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Pedro put-them all -out, then he knelt to pray. Then he turned-to-face the corpse of the dead-one and he said, ‘Tabita, get-up/sit-up.’ Her eyes opened, and upon her seeing Pedro, she got-up/sat-up.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And then Pedro said to them just to be outside now. When he was alone, he knelt down and prayed. When his prayer ended, he faced that one who had died and spoke. He said, ‘Tabita, get up.’ Without anything further, Tabita at once opened her eyes. When she saw Pedro, she got up.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)