complete verse (Hebrews 3:17)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 3:17:

  • Uma: “That’s why he was angry with them during those forty years. They all died in the uninhabited prairie because of their sin.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Who were the people God was angry with in/during forty years, if not the people who sinned against him (and) therefore died there in the lonely place.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And who were those people that God become angry with long ago for forty years? They were these same descendants of Israel who sinned against God and because of this, He punished them and they died there in the land where no people live.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And who are those with whom God was angry for forty years if not those who sinned who died in the place with no inhabitants?” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well who also are these God was angry with for the space of forty years? Was it not those who committed sin therefore they kept on dying (i.e. one after the other) in the wilderness place?” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “And you know that these are the people God became angry with because they committed sin during forty years. Therefore all of these people died there in the desert.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)