complete verse (Ephesians 5:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 5:19:

  • Uma: “we strengthen each other’s hearts by/with singing psalms, songs of praise and other songs that the Holy Spirit gives to us; we sing joyfully praising the Lord with all our heart;” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When you speak (among yourselves), use words from scripture and sing praising God not just with your mouth but including in your liver.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “When you talk together, use words from the Psalms and the songs which praise God and those songs which the Holy Spirit inspires you to sing. Sing to the Lord and by means of these songs and the psalms, rejoice in praising God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because if he is the one who guides/directs your minds, these are the things you will do: when you gather-together, converse-with-each-other telling the Psalms (loan Salmo), words of God that have-been-put-into-song and other songs of believers while-at-the-same-time you sing-them to praise the Lord. And let it not be only your mouths which do the singing but rather your minds as well.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Keep reminding one another of the words which are contained in the writing called The Songs, and other songs by-which-to-praise the Lord and strengthen our believing/obeying. Be-habitually-singing not just (whatever) you want, but rather praising him with an extemely-happy mind/inner-being.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “When you speak with one another, speak the beautiful words which are written in the Psalms and those words written in the hymns. Be thankful in your hearts to the Lord Jesus Christ. Praise him with the Psalms and the hymns you sing to him.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)