complete verse (Colossians 1:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of Colossians 1:14:

  • Uma: “His Son is the one who became our redeemer [lit., body substitute], so that our sins are forgiven.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because we (incl.) now trust Isa Almasi, we (incl.) are redeemed by him from the hold/rule of the leader of demons and we (incl.) are now free, that means, all our (incl.) sins are now forgiven.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And by means of this son of His, we have been redeemed from Satan’s enslavement of us and we have been forgiven for our evil behavior.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “who has redeemed us so that we will be set-free, meaning to say (lit. it wants to say), our sins will be forgiven because of our being joined to him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because of the death of this Son of his, we are now free/saved from God’s punishment because of our sin. We have been forgiven of them all.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “And it is the Son of God who paid for our sins. Therefore our sins are forgiven.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)