complete verse (Ephesians 4:26)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 4:26:

  • Uma: “When angry, let’s not let our anger lead/carry us to sin. Don’t be angry until the sun goes down,” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When you are angry, be careful lest you do something bad because of your anger. Don’t take your anger to sleep.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “If there is something which makes you angry, just control your breath (control your anger) because it might lead you to sin. And it’s necessary that you quickly remove your anger before the sun goes down.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “If you become-angry, during-that-time be careful that that is not the cause-of-your -sinning. Be sure also to-cause-to-cool-off your thoughts. Do not continue your anger for one-day” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Supposing there is someone you are angry at, just let it pass so that you will not fall into sin because of that anger of yours. And don’t meditate/dwell-on it for a long time, but rather remove it from your mind/inner-being before the sun sets.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “If you are angry, do not let your anger cause that you end up being sinful. Your anger must pass, do not want that you be angry the whole day long.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)