complete verse (Ephesians 5:10)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 5:10:

  • Uma: “Discern what character is appropriate in the sight of the Lord. For from the being-light/bright of your hearts appears all character that is good, straight and clear/aware/mature.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Persevere to learn as to what is pleasing to our (incl.) Lord/Leader.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Carefully study the behavior that the Lord desires.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You ought to learn what makes-the Lord -happy and do that.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “In all that you’re doing, be sure that it pleases the Lord.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Earnestly endeavor that you do only what God looks well on.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)