complete verse (Hebrews 12:4)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 12:4:

  • Uma: “No kidding the suffering that Yesus underwent facing evil people who rejected him, to the point that he was killed. As for you, relatives, there are indeed evil people who are opposing you too, but in your war opposing sin, none of you has yet been killed like Yesus. So, consider Yesus, so that you not become weak and your hearts discouraged [lit., lessened].” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “You know that none of you has as yet been killed for resisting sin that tempts you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For you know that in your resisting evil behavior, not one of you has been killed because of His faith.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because in your trying to defeat sin, none of you has yet had his blood flow-out because of his faith.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For as-for-you, you have not yet experienced that your fighting against evil has-been-the-means-of- your life/breath -being-severed.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “So far the evil people haven’t been able to kill us while we are hunting for how to separate from the sin that is here on the earth.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)