complete verse (Ephesians 2:10)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 2:10:

  • Uma: “There is not one person who can say like that, for this new life that we received, we received from God. He made us new man[kind] who are connected with Kristus Yesus, in order that we do good deeds, like what he made certain beforehand for us.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “For we (dual) were/are renewed by God when we (dual) became/become one with Almasi so that we (dual) were/are able to do the good works that he had/has planned for us (dual) beforehand.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For our being created anew is the work of God. By means of our being made one with Jesus Christ, He created us so that we might do the good, which He prepared beforehand for us to do.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because God alone is the one who has made-new our lives due to our being joined to Cristo Jesus in order that we would do the good that he decided previously that we would do.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “That renewing of our nature/ways now, God is the origin of this. He caused us to be united/tied-together with Cristo Jesus and he made-new our life so that we would use it now for doing good, that which he had already set-aside for us from the past.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “God caused that we live in a new way because we walk with Jesus Christ. From the beginning it was already determined that we should live to do only the good.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)