complete verse (Ephesians 3:7)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 3:7:

  • Uma: “So, I am the one that carries the Good News that tells the way God unites the Yahudi people and the not Yahudi people. That work of mine carrying the Good News I consider a big blessing, for from God’s grace [lit., from the whiteness of God’s heart], he lifted me to become his worker, and he strengthens / strengthened me with strength that is from himself in order that I am able to do that work.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because of God’s mercy and power I have been given work by God, being told to proclaim this good news.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “I became a servant of God in order to spread the Good News, only because of His kindness to me and by means of His power, He gave me this job to do.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And as for me, God has really shown-me -mercy/grace, because due to his power he entrusted to me the valuable work of preaching this good news.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Really by the grace of God to me and by the strength of his supernatural-power, he made me his servant to teach this Good News.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Now it is God who did the favor of giving me my work that I speak the good news. And God himself gives me the strength that I am able to do this work.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)