complete verse (Colossians 2:3)

Following are a number of back-translations of Colossians 2:3:

  • Uma: “For Kristus is the kunci who opens for us all God’s hidden knowledge and wisdom [lit., clearness of heart].” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Almasi is the underlying-reason therefore we (incl.) can know the wisdom/knowledge of God which is deep because he is like figuratively a key that opens the place-for-storing of God’s knowledge/wisdom.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For He is the only one who can give any kind of true wisdom and true understanding.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because Cristo is our means-of-knowing all the stored-up wisdom and thoughts/mind of God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Really this Cristo only is from where can be obtained this complete and true wisdom/understanding concerning this hidden determined-plan of God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “This Christ, he it is who opens our minds in order that our hearts find the word which has surpassing value.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)