complete verse (Colossians 2:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of Colossians 2:9:

  • Uma: “So, don’t be deceived, because it is in the person/body of Kristus that all the character and power of God dwell with no lack.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because Almasi, even though he was born like our (incl.) human shape/appearance nevertheless/but all God’s customs and thoughts/mind were gathered there in him;” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The reason I say this to you is because Christ became a person. He had a body; but in spite of that, everything that was there in God was also there in Him.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because the truth-of-the-matter concerning Cristo is that he became a person but there was nevertheless in him all of the godhood of God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For this Cristo, there is no difference between his Godship and the Godship of God, for they are one living-entity. But his has been embodied.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Christ appeared in that he became a person, but not a bit was lacking of the power of God.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)