complete verse (Hebrews 10:38)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 10:38:

  • Uma: “The people who are straight in my sight, they will get good life because of their faith. But if there are those who retreat, I will not like them.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “My people are straight people, and their trust in me will cause them to live forever. But if some of them turn-their-back-on/reject me, I will really not be pleased with them.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for those followers of mine who have become righteous because of their faith in Me, I will give them life forever. However, if there is any one of them who departs because of fear, I will be very disgusted with him,’ He said.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “My righteous people, their lives are based on their faith, but if someone turns-back/gives-up, I will not be pleased with him.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But that person of mine whom I am regarding as righteous/straight, what dominates his mind/inner-being is, his believing/obeying and trust in me. But if he drops/gives-up, it’s certain that I will no longer be pleased with him.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The person who has been cleared of his sin will save his soul because he believed in me. But the person who separates from my word is one upon whom I do not look well.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)