complete verse (Hebrews 1:4)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 1:4:

  • Uma: “He received a seat/position that is higher that the seat/position of all the angels, for the name he received from God was more honored than the name given to angels.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “God has caused his Son to be greater than the angels and the title he has given him is greater than (the title he gave) to the angels.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “God has shown us (incl.) that His son is very much higher than His angels there in Heaven. And in the same way also, the title that He has given to His son is greater than the title He has given to them.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore he has become greater (lit. higher) than the angels. Likewise also that which God named him is more-honorable than the name of the angels.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore now/today, he has been given praiseworthiness/glory which is better than the glory of the angels. The-proof-of-that-is he has now been caused-to-be-recognized as the unequalled Son of God, not just an angel.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “He surpasses in power, he has more power than the power which angels have. Because more higher is the work which came to him than the work which the angels have.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)