complete verse (Hebrews 13:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 13:16:

  • Uma: “Let’s not stop doing good deeds and giving to others, for those are the worship-gifts that God likes.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Don’t really forget to do good to your companions and help each other for these are figuratively the sacrifices which please God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Don’t you forget to treat everyone of your companions good, and just help each other because behavior like this is like a sacrifice which pleases God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Let us also not forget to do good and to help our companions who are-in-need, because those are the offerings that please God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And it’s good also that we don’t forget (to do) good works and the habit of being-helpful to others, because this is another act-of-worship that pleases God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Do not ever forget to do what is good; help your fellow man with what you have. For that is what shows you are thankful to God. And when you do this, God looks well upon what you do.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)