complete verse (Ephesians 6:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ephesians 6:16:

  • Uma: “And in all things our faith in God alone must be strong. That faith of ours we consider a shield that we continually carry-about. With our faith, we can knock-aside all the potent/deadly fighting gear that the evil-one(s) aims at us.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And you should always trust in Isa Almasi because this is figuratively your shield. If your trust is strong you will not be hit by the demon’s burning arrows, that means by his temptations.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And the thing that you really need to do is, always trust in God and this is your shield; by means of this, you cannot be hit by the fiery arrows of Satan which are his temptations to you.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Your shield, it is your faith in Cristo. That’s what you will use continually so that the flaming arrows that Satanas shoots will be deflected and extinguished.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And your shield will/must not be left behind and this is your firm trusting and believing/obeying God and all his promises. By this, you can now extinguish all the flaming arrows of the Epitome of Evil.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The soldier carries a shield. The fire arrows of the enemy cannot pass it. You do like that with your faith, the devil is not able to conquer you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)