complete verse (Ephesians 4:10)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 4:10:

  • Uma: “That Kristus who descended, he is also just the one who ascended to the point that he reached the seat that is higher than all that is in the sky, in order that he become the one who controls all things.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Na, the one who came here to earth, he is also the one who was lifted up again going up to beyond the sky so that wherever in the entire world/universe, he would also be there/present.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And that one who came down to earth is Christ; He is also the one who is raised up to Heaven, and even there on the other side of the very highest Heaven. The reason He did this was so that it might be possible that He is there everywhere in all of creation.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And the one who descended from heaven, he is the very one who rose-up there again so that he would be the one who would be in even any place to rule all that exists.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And when he descended in that he came here to the world, he is also the one who went up to the top-level of heaven so that he could give what would complete all.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Christ himself left from heaven and arrived here on earth. And then he went above the highest skies in order that it be seen that everywhere he rules.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)