complete verse (Galatians 6:7)

Following are a number of back-translations of Galatians 6:7:

  • Uma: “Be careful, relatives! If we say/think we can fool God, we are fooling ourselves. What we plant, that also is what we harvest.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Don’t you make-a-mistake in your thinking/mind. God cannot be deceived/fooled. Whatever a person plants, that is also the kind-of-thing which he will get. That means whatever a person does, he is repaid/recompensed like what he did.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Don’t let your behavior fool you, because we cannot hide from God any of our behavior. What a man plants, that’s also what he’s going to harvest. In the same way also, the actions of people, because God sees these, and He will reward a person in the future according to what each one has done.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Don’t be deceived. It is not possible for God to be tricked. Because what a person plants, that also is what he harvests.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Don’t lie to yourselves, for God will not ignore it if he is belittled/insulted by no matter who. For whatever a person planted, that is indeed what he will harvest.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “God isn’t a toy. Don’t think that he doesn’t see what we do. The way a person walks determines his payment.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)