complete verse (Ephesians 1:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 1:13:

  • Uma: “So also you [emphatic], God made you his portion as well. For at your hearing the true News, you believed that Good News, and God lifted you from the punishment of your sins. And from your connection with Kristus, God gave you the Holy Spirit that he promised long ago. That Holy Spirit is like a seal/stamp [saa’, from Indonesian "cap"] in our hearts, for he is the sign/indication that we are God’s portion.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And you also became God’s people when you heard the true message, that means/is the good news about your salvation. You trusted in Almasi and God also sent to you the Holy Spirit that he had promised, the sign that you now really belong to him.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And it was the same way also with you; for when the true teaching which is the Good News about our (incl.) being freed from punishment was preached to you, you believed in Christ and God made you also to become His subjects by means of His giving you the Holy Spirit which He had formerly promised.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And you also, when you heard the true message (lit. word) which is the good news concerning your salvation, you believed in Cristo and you joined/were-joined-to him. So God marked you as his people when he gave you the Holy Spirit whom he promised.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “and you also, who were like next/following after us (excl.) in becoming united/tied-together with Cristo. Now/today, you also are included in this because, when you heard the truth concerning Cristo, this Good news which can give salvation, you really believed/obeyed it. Therefore God caused you also to be indwelt by the Espiritu Santo whom he promised from back in the past, for that is his like identifying-mark in you which is an indicator that you really are his people now.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “And you also, when you heard the true word which is the good news that saves your souls, believed then in Christ. And now, because of Christ the Holy Spirit was sent to you. Because God has promised that he would send the Holy Spirit to all who are in his hand.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)