complete verse (Hebrews 1:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 1:14:

  • Uma: “As for all the angels, they are God’s servants that he orders to help people who get good life forever.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Na, what then are the angels? They are servants of God. We (incl.) cannot see them but they are commanded by God to help all those who receive salvation from God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “However, as for the angels of God, they are just servants of God. We cannot see them but He sends them out so that we (incl.) might be helped by them, we the people who will be made immortal in the future.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “What then is the status of the angels? They indeed are the unseen ones who serve God, and he sends them to go help the collective-people who will be saved.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore what is the purpose of (having) the angels? Is it not that, as for these angels, they are servants of God? We can’t see them but, as for all of these, (they are) the ones he sends to help all those to whom he has determined to give salvation.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Now all the angels have spirits/life but they do not have bodies. And they live in order to do the work of God. These are sent by God to go everywhere and help the people who are waiting to see all the good which God will give to the people whom he saved.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)