complete verse (Hebrews 1:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 1:12:

  • Uma: “you will fold them up like a shirt and exchange them for a new one. But you, there is no change with you, and your life has no end.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “They will be rolled together like a mat and they will be changed like clothes. But you, you really do not change, your life has no end.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Just like a shirt is rolled up, You will roll up the heaven and earth and replace them. But as for You, You cannot be changed; Your life has no end.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Later they will all cease-to-exist, but you (singular) however exist forever. They are like clothes that get-old and are replaced, because later you (singular) will replace them. But as for you (singular), you (singular) remain-unchanged, because there is no end to your (singular) life.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “On that day you (singular) will like roll them up like a cloak. They will really be replaced like clothes which can no longer be used. But you, you will hold-fast/last without any changing. You will not grow old or die.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “They are taken off, they are changed. It is like that. But you will continue on living forever,’ says God.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)