complete verse (Ephesians 5:29)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 5:29:

  • Uma: “There is no-one who hates his own body/self, he guards and takes care of it. So also Kristus takes care of people who believe in him.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “There is no person who hates his own body/himself. But he feeds and really cares for his body, like Almasi he cares for us (incl.) the ones trusting in him,” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “There is no person who does not hold dear his own body, but rather he feeds it and takes care of it just like Christ takes care of His own body.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “No person moreover hates himself/his body but rather takes-care-of (himself/it). And what Jesus did for us who believe was like that,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because there is no person who dislikes his own body, but rather he perseveres to feed it and give-it-good-care, like Cristo does to those believing/obeying him,” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because no person hates his body. Rather he cares for his body and provides for it. Just like this Christ does in that he cares for us and provides for us.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)