complete verse (Ephesians 5:22)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 5:22:

  • Uma: “Women/wives, you must submit to your husbands, like your submitting to the Lord.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “You women should cause yourselves to be low/submit (from now on translated ‘submit’) towards your husbands because you submit to our (incl.) Lord.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for you women, be subject to your husbands just like you are also subject to the Lord.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You women, submit-yourselves-to (lit. cause-yourselves -to-be-ruled-by) your husbands, because that’s what the Lord wants you to do.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well now, you women, you must submit to your husbands, like your submission to the Lord.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen you women, obey your husbands in what they tell you. Because this is what the Lord Jesus Christ commands.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)