complete verse (Colossians 1:11)

Following are a number of back-translations of Colossians 1:11:

  • Uma: “We(excl.) ask God to strengthen your hearts with all his power/authority, according to his [innate-]power that is no kidding its bigness, so that you always endure and be-patient, no matter what hits you.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “May God give you strength from his great power (supernatural) so that you can endure anything and so that your patience/endurance is strong and you are yet happy.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And He will give you great power which comes from His great power, and because of this power you will always be able to endure hardships with great joy.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “May the amazing power of God also strengthen your minds so that whatever happens to you, you will be able to endure it while-at-the-same-time you will be happy.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “We(excl.) are also praying that by the strength of his far-from-ordinary supernatural-power, hopefully he will give you that the strength of your belief/obedience will be being-always-plentiful, so that you will be able to hold fast and endure hardship with a good mind/inner-being.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “God alone has power, and it is he whom I ask to give you the strength that you need in order that you will be able to endure all the suffering you go through. Always may you be rejoicing.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)