complete verse (Ephesians 1:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 1:17:

  • Uma: “I cry out to God, the Father of our Lord Yesus Kristus and our Father whose name is big, I request that he make-clear your hearts with the power of the Holy Spirit, to the point that you really know God.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And I pray to/ask of God, the Father of our (incl.) Lord Isa Almasi, the God worthy to be praised. I ask that he may give you the Holy Spirit, he is the one who gives you knowledge and he will make known to you about God so that you will know God better/more.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The God of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is also our (incl.) Father, who is worthy to be known everywhere, I’m always begging Him that by means of the Holy Spirit He might give you wisdom and he might reveal to you knowledge of what He is doing.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “What I am requesting from him who is our honored Father whom our Lord who is Jesu Cristo also honors/praises, it is this. I am requesting that his Spirit would give you wisdom and make-known to you that which concerns his godhood so that you would come-to-know him properly.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For I am asking our praiseworthy Father, he who is the God of our Lord/Chief Jesu-Cristo, that by the strength of the Espiritu Santo who is indwelling your bodies, he will hopefully give you that you will all-the-more know and be-able-to-understand so that you will be able to know/recognise his nature/ways and determined-plans.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Concerning God, he is the God of our Lord Jesus Christ and he is the Father who is supreme. Therefore I ask him that he will cause that your hearts will understand well concerning God.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)