complete verse (Hebrews 13:18)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 13:18:

  • Uma: “We(excl.) request that you keep praying for us (excl.). We(excl.) know that our (excl.) hearts are as holy/clean as an egg [i.e., we are innocent, not hiding anything], for in everything we (excl.) always want to do what is straight.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Do not rest from praying for us (excl.) to God. We (excl.) know that there is nothing causing uncertainty/fear in our (excl.) mind for that is only what we (excl.) always want to do the good and the straight/right.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Brethren, pray also always for us. We (excl.) know that there is nothing to be rebuked in our behavior, because we only want to always do good.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Continue to pray for us (excl.), because we (excl.) know that our (excl.) conscience is clean and we (excl.) want to continue doing what is right continually.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Don’t forget us (excl.) in your prayers. For we (excl.) are not aware of anything wrong that we are doing. And we (excl.) really want to always live with nothing criticizable in God’s sight.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Pray to God for me. Because I think that I have been walking good and I want that I continue to walk good.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)