complete verse (Colossians 3:24)

Following are a number of back-translations of Colossians 3:24:

  • Uma: “Consider this: The Lord himself will give you the reward/return, like he promised to all people who are his children. Kristus, he is your Nobleman, and you are his slaves.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “because you know indeed that God will give you good/blessing in the future and that you will receive the (things) kept by him for his people. Because Almasi hep is really your master whom you work for.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “for you already know that you will be rewarded in the future by the Lord, and He will give to you that reward that He promised for your true master is Christ.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because you know that the Lord will give you the reward that he promised his people, because Cristo is the Lord you are truly serving.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For you know now that there really is a good reward that the Lord will give you in the future. This is the reward that he is holding-in-store for all his children. For Cristo really is the true Master whom you are serving.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “You know that our Lord Jesus Christ is the one who will pay you by means of all the good which he will give you afterwards. Because it is our Lord Jesus Christ who commands us.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)