complete verse (Hebrews 3:12)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 3:12:

  • Uma: “Relatives, you take care, lest any of you have an evil heart like that, with the result that you turn your back on the Living God!” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “My fellow trusters in Almasi, you should really be careful lest there is someone there who has an evil liver and does not believe and turns away from/rejects the living God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Therefore, brethren, check up your breaths. It’s necessary that there isn’t even one of you who thinks about evil, and he has no faith. For by means of this, he can come to abandon the God who has no death.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore my brothers, be-careful so that none of you has an evil mind that doesn’t believe in God so that none of you turns-his-back-on the living God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Therefore, brethren, always be careful so that hopefully there is none at all among you who has a disgusting nature/ways, in-which his mind/inner-being is not focused on his believing/obeying. Because that’s what will lead him to drop/give-up God who is alive without end.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen, my brothers, be careful now, let it not be that any of your hearts say that he will separate from God, that he will not believe in God. Because God truly lives.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)