complete verse (Galatians 6:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of Galatians 6:12:

  • Uma: “Those teachers that are bringing lying teaching are just following customs that are visible on the outside, for they want to request-praise from others. That’s why they say you must be circumcised according to the Law of Musa. Their purpose is so they will not be persecuted by the Yahudi people. They are afraid that if they believe in Kristus who died crucified and no longer follow that custom, that the Yahudi people will persecute them.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The people who are always forcing/persuading you commanding to be circumcised, that is what they aim for that the Yahudi praise them. They are afraid of their fellow Yahudi lest they be persecuted because of their trust in Isa Almasi who died on the post.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for those people who want you to be circumcised, they wished to be praised by their companions. They’re afraid of their fellow Jews because they do not want that they be harmed because of their faith in the death of Christ.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Those who are insisting that you get-circumcised, they are the ones who want to show their goodness in the estimation of people. The reason they insist on that is they don’t-want to be hardshipped. Because they know that if they teach that Cristo’s death on the cross is sufficient, their companions who are Jews will hardship them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Those who are forcing you to be circumcised, their ulterior-motive is that people praise them because of their obeying the laws of their religion. But what really is in their minds which makes them force you like that is, they are afraid that they might be hardshipped by their fellow Jews if they maintain that it’s only the death of Cristo from-which-is-obtained salvation, not obedience to the laws of Moises.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “These people who are urging you to have your bodies marked, they only want this so that people will look favorably upon them. Because they do not want to suffer what is suffered by those who say that our sins are taken care of by means of Christ dying on the cross.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)