complete verse (Ephesians 3:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 3:16:

  • Uma: “I pray to God whose power is very great, I ask that from his great power he strengthen your hearts with his Spirit,” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I pray-to/ask-of God because his love and his mercy and his power is very great, may he really strengthen your livers because of his Spirit.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And I begged Him that starting with His very big power, He might give to you very strong faith by means of His guiding you by the Holy Spirit,” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And I request from him that his Spirit strengthen your minds according to his power and highness which have no equal” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “I am praying to him that from the big-size of his praiseworthiness/glory which has no exhausting, hopefully he will give you strength of mind/inner-being, in that your believing/obeying will really intensify by the help of the indwelling Espiritu Santo.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “He overflows with power. Therefore I ask the Father that he will strengthen your hearts by sending the Holy Spirit to strengthen you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)