complete verse (Colossians 3:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of Colossians 3:19:

  • Uma: “And you men too, don’t be harsh to your wives, you must love them.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “You also men, you ought-to/must love your wives. Don’t be angry with them.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for you also, men, love your wives; don’t you speak angrily to them.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You men also, you must love your spouses. You should also not be angry at them but rather you should be patient/gentle with them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And as for you men, it is necessary that you truly value the woman that you married, in that you are always conducting-yourself-well towards her.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen you men, love your wives. Gently you direct them, don’t want there to be fighting.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)