complete verse (Hebrews 2:1)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 2:1:

  • Uma: “So, since Yesus is greater than angels, we must be really careful to hold on to the news that we have heard, lest we go-farther-and-farther from our faith.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Because Almasi is the-most-powerful-one therefore we (dual) should really steadfastly follow/obey the true teaching that we (dual) have heard so that we (dual) will not be carried aside/astray from God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Because of this, it’s necessary that we carefully hold onto the true doctrine that was taught to us, so that we might not let it go. Because otherwise, we might separate from the true way.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Since the greatness of God’s Child is like this, we especially need to believe/obey what we have been hearing so we don’t depart (lit. become-far) from the truth.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore, now, we need to cause-to-grip tightly in our minds/inner-being the truth which was taught us so that we won’t drift away.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Therefore now that we have known that God’s Son is supreme, it is very necessary that we pay attention to the good news which was told to us. We must earnestly endeavor not to separate from this word.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)