complete verse (Galatians 5:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of Galatians 5:12:

  • Uma: “It is better for those people who are shaking your faith to be not just circumcised, it is better for them to actually be castrated!” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If (only) those people who trouble you would not only be circumcised but continue-on to castrate themselves.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for those people who are troubling you by means of their false teaching, I wish that they would not only observe circumcision but that they would also observe castration!” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Now as for those-aforementioned who are confusing you, if circumcision is extremely-valuable to them, they should also go and get-castrated!” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Really, those ones bothering you, it would be good if they not only had themselves circumcised, but had themselves castrated!” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The men who are getting after you saying that is it necessary to mark you bodies by cutting, why don’t these men cut themselves good until they are castrated?” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)