complete verse (Colossians 3:20)

Following are a number of back-translations of Colossians 3:20:

  • Uma: “Children, follow all the commands of your parents, because that is fitting for children who follow the Lord, and that is what the Lord likes.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And you also, children, because you now trust our (incl.) Leader, you ought always to follow/obey your parents’ instruction because God is pleased with you if you do this.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for you children who are believers in the Lord, you must always obey the commands of your parents because this is what God likes.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You children, obey your father and mother always, because that is what makes-God -happy and that also is the correct-thing that believers ought to do.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “You children also, obey your parents in everything they are teaching, for this is what the Lord wants to be made a habit of by those who are united/tied-together with him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen you children, when your father or mother calls you, obey them. Because this is what the Lord Jesus likes, that you listen to their word when you are called.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)