complete verse (Colossians 4:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of Colossians 4:9:

  • Uma: “Along with Tikhikus, I also send Onesimus, our relative whom we love who is faithful believing in the Lord, who is himself one of your city. They are the ones who will tell you all that is happening here.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I also send with him Onesimus, also one of our (incl.) siblings beloved and he is also trustworthy. He is from your place. Na, they will tell you about all that has happened here.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The companion of Tychicus will be Oniesimus, another one of our brothers who is also faithful to the commands of the Lord. He is also precious to us. Oniesimus is a fellow resident of Colossae; they will tell you all the news about what’s going on here.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Our (excl.) beloved townsmate of yours, Onesimus, who is our (inc) faithful brother will also go-along. They are the ones who will go and report to you all that is happening here.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “This companion of his Onesimo, (he) is also a held-dear sibling of ours in believing who is trustworthy, and he is also from your place there. These two will relate to you all of our affairs/details here.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “With him will go our dear brother Onesimus, who also has not departed from the word. This one is one of your fellow townsmen. These men then will tell you all the news from here.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)