complete verse (Hebrews 4:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 4:13:

  • Uma: “There isn’t anything that is hidden in his sight. Everything is plain and clear/exposed to him. It is to him that we must admit/confess our behavior.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “There is nothing whatsoever that one can hide from God because all that he created is open/visible in his sight. And in the future all of us (incl.) have to face him confessing/saying-the-truth about all we (incl.) have done.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for God, nobody can hide from Him. He can always see anything that we are doing, and if there is anything we are doing, He is the one to check up on us.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Even whatever creature, it is not able-to-hide-from God. It’s as if they are all naked in his sight, because he knows absolutely-everything about them. And he is the one to-whom-we -answer/will-answer for all that we have done and thought.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “There is really nothing that can be hidden from God. All things are clear in his sight, and he is the one to whom we will all answer for everything that we have done.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “And now, concerning whatever word is in our thoughts, there is not a word which we can hide from God, thinking that he doesn’t know what our thoughts are. Because there is nothing of our thoughts closed to him, God knows all that we think. And it is God we will submit to for judgment concerning how we have walked.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)