complete verse (Ephesians 3:11)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 3:11:

  • Uma: “God does all that according to his intention that he made certain from the beginning of the creation of the world, and that intention of his he will make happen in the body / person of Kristus Yesus our Lord.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “God had thought of this plan already beforehand in the beginning of time, and this his plan came to fruition when he sent Isa Almasi our (incl.) Lord here.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The reason He did this is because He was fulfilling that which He planned to do long ago before anything was created. And he has done this now by means of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “This that God has done, it is based on what he decided long ago to do, and that’s what he has fulfilled by-means-of Cristo Jesus our Lord.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “These determined-plans of his have been from when there was still no world, and he is now causing them to be fulfilled by Cristo Jesus our Lord.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Very long ago he determined what he wanted to take place. But now it has happened when the Lord Jesus Christ was believed.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)