complete verse (Hebrews 1:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 1:9:

  • Uma: “You like character that is straight and hate character that is crooked. That is why your Lord, the Lord God, honored you more than your companions: he poured oil on you as a sign of his honoring [you] to make your heart glad.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “You are-happy-about/you like righteous doings and you hate bad/evil doings. Therefore I, your God, have chosen you. And I have made you glad and have honored you/made you great much more than your companions.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “What you want is righteous behavior and You’re disgusted with evil behavior. Because of this, as for Me your God, I have made You higher than Your companions. I have given You very great joy.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “You (singular) love what is good and hate what is evil. Therefore I who am your (singular) God, greater is the honor and happiness that I have given you (singular) than your (singular) companions.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Every work/action which is good is what pleases you (singular) very much. But that work/action which is evil, you really loathe. Therefore, I your (singular) God, I have given you far-from-ordinary importance and happiness which exceeds that of all your companions.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “All that is good is what you like to do. Concerning that which is not right, you do not like to do it. Therefore your God has overflowingly bless you, he caused that overflowingly you rejoice more than all the rest of your companions.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)