complete verse (Ephesians 5:33)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 5:33:

  • Uma: “But even so, there is still also [something of] use for us all: each man must love his wife like he loves his own body, and a woman also must respect/honor her husband.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But this is also about you the married couples. The man should love his wife as he loves himself, and the woman should honor her husband.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “But that’s not all because it can also be that what He’s talking about is a married couple. It’s necessary that a woman respect her husband.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But there is nevertheless that which it means to say concerning you who are married-couples, and this is it. You (singular) who are the man, you (singular) must love your (singular) spouse like the way-you (singular) -love yourself (singular). And you (singular) also who are the woman, you (singular) must respect your (singular) spouse.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But even though it’s like that, we must not forget the shallow/surface-thing it’s alluding to which is, you men, you must value very much your respective wives. Treat her as your (singular) own body. And you women also, you must have big respect for your husbands.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But also it means that each man must love his wife. Just like he loves his own body he must love his wife. And the woman must respect her husband.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)