complete verse (Hebrews 12:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 12:13:

  • Uma: “Make-straight [i.e., definite, certain] your following the Lord, so that if there are any of your companions whose hearts are still uncertain, they will not fall but their faith will get stronger-and-stronger.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Don’t go astray from the straight path so that your companions whose trust in God is weak will not doubt more but that their trust will become strong.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Keep on walking on the true path so that your companions whose faith is weak will not be hindered, but rather, their faith will be strengthened.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Keep-on-going along the correct racetrack without going-astray so that your companions whose faith is as if limping will have a proper example-to-follow, and their faith will not become even weaker but rather it will become-strong again.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And be careful that where you walk is always on the trail/way of truth, so that those who are still wavering/undecided will not drop/give-up, but rather their believing/obeying will become sturdy.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Take up the good thoughts so that you walk good, then those people who do not know how to talk well will understand which is the straight road.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)