complete verse (Galatians 5:1)

Following are a number of back-translations of Galatians 5:1:

  • Uma: “Kristus freed us from the Law of Musa so that we are really free. That is why we must make-stay our hearts, let us not want to be made slaves again.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “We (incl.) are no longer like a slave having to follow the commands of the law written by Musa because we (incl.) have been freed by Almasi. Therefore really don’t be willing to be enslaved again but/instead remain/be steadfast so that you are free.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “By means of Christ releasing us (incl.) from slavery, we have been freed from obedience to the Law. Therefore, it’s necessary that we (incl.) who’ve been set free should resist so that we might not again become enslaved.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Cristo freed us so that we might have true freedom. Persevere therefore in defending your freedom. Don’t permit that they cause-you -to-carry-on-the-shoulder the law of Moses, because you will again become a slave.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Cristo has released us from our enslavement to the law in order that our no longer being slaves would be enduring/lasting. Therefore it’s necessary that you now stand up for your having gotten-out/release. Yes indeed, really don’t cause yourselves to be enslaved again.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Jesus Christ took care of our sins. Therefore we do not follow the law which the Jews follow in order to save our souls. Be encouraged to be firm with this word. Do not think that there will be punishment if you do not follow the law.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)