complete verse (Ephesians 1:8)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 1:8:

  • Uma: “He shows us his love that is without limit, he makes our hearts clear [i.e., gives us understanding] and he makes us know all his intentions.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “He gave to us all wisdom/knowledge and thoughts/wisdom and” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “His showing us kindness is not by means of measuring, but rather His kindness to us is more than enough and He has given also to us understanding and wisdom, so that we might know what His ways are.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “to us which has no equal. Much also is the wisdom/knowledge that he has given us so that we will properly understand concerning him and the good way-of-life that we ought to follow.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “which he gave absolutely-freely to us without limit. He further gave to us to know his determined-plans and to be able to understand well what are the reasons-behind them.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “God abundantly loves us. Because he opened our minds, he caused that we know about his word.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)