complete verse (Colossians 3:25)

Following are a number of back-translations of Colossians 3:25:

  • Uma: “Whoever does evil, he will indeed receive the reward/return of his evil work, because the Lord does not look-at-appearance of people.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And everyone who does evil, he is repaid for his bad deeds, because God, he makes no difference between human beings.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for those people whose behavior is evil, they will be punished according to the weight of their sin, because God plays no favorites with anybody.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “If there is also someone who does evil, God will pay-him-back properly, because there is no person whom he-will-favor at his judging them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But whoever still continues to do evil, the reward that he’ll receive is punishment. Without distinction, God will punish them all.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But the people who do evil, these will be paid with punishment. Because concerning all people, whatever all they have done will determine their pay.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)