complete verse (Ephesians 5:6)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 5:6:

  • Uma: “So, let’s not be deceived with the words of people who want to entice us to do deeds like that. Those words of theirs are not true. For because of deeds like that, God is angry with people who do not submit to him.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Do not listen to the people who say that those doings are not bad, lest you will be deceived by them. For those doings hep are the reason why God is angry with those who don’t follow him and he will certainly punish them.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And because of these types of behavior, God will be very angry in the future at those people who will not obey His commandments. Therefore, don’t you permit that anyone deceive you by means of arguments that are not true.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Don’t be deceived by those who are lying in saying that those who do sins like those are not bad, because deeds like those, they are the reason that God will punish those who don’t obey him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And whoever among you is saying that these doings are not in fact wrong, don’t believe them, because there’s nothing true in those words of theirs. The truth is, all who are doing these things that I’ve mentioned, they will certainly be reached by the anger of God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Do not let anyone deceive you into doing the evil they tell you. Because concerning whoever does these words rejecting God’s words, God will punish them.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)