complete verse (Colossians 1:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of Colossians 1:19:

  • Uma: “If we know the Son of God, we know God, for God decided that all his character and power would also be in that Son of his with no lack.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because/for God wants that his Child/Son is really exactly like him.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And it’s the desire of our (incl.) Father God that whatever He is, His son is also the same thing.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because God wanted all his godhood to be in his Child.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because what God determined is that how his Godship is would be seen in his Son Jesus. Therefore really like that indeed is the Godship of this Jesus.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “God wanted that just like he himself is, also just like that is Christ.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)