complete verse (Hebrews 12:29)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 12:29:

  • Uma: “for the God we worship, he is like fire that burns-up [everything].” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “for our (incl.) God when he punishes is like a big fire.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “because as for our God, His punishment is like very hot fire.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because the God that we worship, his punishment of people can be compared to fearful fire which burns everything.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because, he who is our God, when he is punishing, what he is like is a fire which totally-consumes.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “For God is very fearful, he is like the fire which finishes off whatever there is.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)