complete verse (Ephesians 6:11)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 6:11:

  • Uma: “Use/take-up all the fighting gear that God has prepared for us, in order that our standing be strong opposing the plans of the King of Evil-ones.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I tell you/listen, it is as if we (incl.) are fighting with demons. Therefore we (dual) should use all the equipment God has given us (dual) for attacking/standing against (atu), so that we (dual) will not be deceived by the demon.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Use all of the weapons which God gives, so that you might be able to resist Satan if he uses his skill to harm you.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Use also all the protection that God has given so that you will not be defeated by the evil means-of-deception of Satanas.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “(What’s) good (is), always be using all that God has graciously-given us so that you can fight against Satanas well in all his deception of you. If we liken it to the armor of a soldier, this that the Lord has graciously-given is like our armor.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “This word which God gives you to protect you, do as though this word covered you in order that you can overcome the word of the devil, that one who wants to deceive us.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)