complete verse (Colossians 1:22)

Following are a number of back-translations of Colossians 1:22:

  • Uma: “But at this time, because of the death of his Son, you have been made-at-peace / united with God, and he has made-you-holy to the point that you no longer have any faults or lacks in his sight.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But now you are already reconciled with God because of Isa Almasi’s death. Isa Almasi surrendered/submitted hep to be killed just so that you become people with clean/holy livers, there-is no evil of yours and there will be nothing you can be accused-of (nalla’) when he takes you there to the presence of God in the future.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And even though that was the case, God has made you now to be his friends by means of the death of Christ. The reason that Christ allowed himself to be killed was so that you might become people who have no evil behavior and there will be nothing to accuse you of in the future when He brings you before his Father God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But now, God has turned-you -into his friends who have been brought-close to him through the death of Cristo’s body so that you would be holy and clean in his sight and there would be absolutely nothing of which you could be accused.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But now, because of the death of Cristo in which he caused-his body -to-be-sacrificed, God has now made you his friends so that he can allow you into his presence with nothing that he will find-fault-with, people who are righteous in his sight for all sins have been removed.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Christ gave himself up to be killed in order to cancel our sins. Therefore when you will be in the presence of God, then there will be no sin to be seen in your hearts. Not any word will be found against you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)