complete verse (Ephesians 2:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 2:13:

  • Uma: “But at this time, because of your connection with Kristus Yesus, your lives are no longer like that. You who were previously far from God, have become close, because of the blood of the death of Kristus.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But now you are already one with Isa Almasi; even though formerly you were far from him you have now been brought near to God because Almasi has died in order to wipe-out/take away your sins.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “But now, because you have become one with Jesus, you people who were very far from God long ago, He brought you near now because of your being cleansed by the blood of Jesus, when He allowed Himself to be killed.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But now, because you have been joined to Cristo Jesus, you who were previously far away, you have been brought-close to God and to us (excl.) who are his people because of the blood of Cristo which flowed-out at his death.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But now, since you are now united/tied-together with Cristo Jesus, it’s no longer like then in the past when you were still far from God. Now, by the strength of the blood of Cristo which he shed (lit: caused-to-drip), he has made you close now.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But now you walk with Christ. He died for us and this brought it about that you came to know God.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)