complete verse (Hebrews 12:28)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 12:28:

  • Uma: “So, relatives, since we will receive a portion in the Kingdom of God that cannot be shaken, that’s why we must be thankful and worship God the way that he likes. We must really honor and submit to him,” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Therefore we (incl.) should really give thanks to God for we (incl.) are his people there in the place of his ruling and that his place will not move forever. We (incl.) ought to call on him and our (incl.) calling on him should be pleasing to him. We (incl.) should honor him and we (incl.) should fear him” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Therefore, it’s necessary that we (incl.) give great thanks to Him because we are subjects of His kingdom which cannot go out of existence forever. We must worship Him in the way that He wants us to, and we must respect Him also with fear;” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “So let us thank God, because we are being included in his ruling which cannot be shaken, (and) thus we will praise/worship and value/respect him properly according to what he wants.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well, this kingdom of his, that is what has no removeability. Therefore, because we ourselves are included in this kingdom, we need to hold tightly to God’s grace/mercy to us, so that we can serve him with service that he is pleased with, service in which there is fear which is respect for him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “That place which God rules is what will not be shaken, and there we will live. Let us therefore thank God. Let us thank God just as he looks well upon for us to do. Because it is needed that overflowingly we respect and fully fear him.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)