complete verse (Hebrews 3:3)

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

  • Uma: “Consider Yesus, for it is fitting that he get more honor than Musa, like a person who builds a house is more honored than the house he builds.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But like a person building a house is more famous than the house he built, likewise Isa is really more worthy to be honored than Musa.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “However, Jesus, — God regards Him as being much higher than Moses, just like the one who built the house is greater than the house.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But Jesus, he is considered to be greater than Moses just as the superior-greatness of one who erects a house than the house that he erects.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But as for this Jesus, his praiseworthiness is superior to the praiseworthiness of Moises. Because of course superior to the praiseworthiness of a house is the praiseworthiness of the builder of that house.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But this Jesus, it is much more right that he be respected than was Moses. It is like when a person makes a house in order to rule in it. Concerning this person who makes the house, he is more greatly respected than all the other people who live in it.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)