complete verse (Hebrews 2:5)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 2:5:

  • Uma: “It is not angels that get authority from God to rule the new world later, like the world that we are talking of here.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “It is not the angels who were chosen by God and told/commanded to rule the new world in the future. That is the world we (incl.) are speaking about now.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And I will tell you about the world in the future that God will use to replace our world here today. God did not choose His angels to be the ones in charge of that future world,” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The new world that we (excl.) are telling about that will replace (implicit = the present world), it’s not the angels whom God chose to rule it but rather people.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well, I will refer once again to this world which is approaching. In God’s determined-plan it isn’t the angels who will give oversight in this world being referred to.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But concerning this new world I speak of, which will be, God never said that it will be the angels who will rule it.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)