complete verse (Hebrews 4:4)

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

  • Uma: “For there is written in the Holy Book words that speak of the seventh day like this: ‘On the seventh day, God rested/stopped from all his work.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “For it is written in the holy-book about the seventh day, it says, ‘God rested on the seventh day because all he had created was finished.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For within six days He finished creating everything, and there’s a written word about the seventh day because it says, ‘God rested on the seventh day because He had finished all that He was going to do.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because there is that which God caused-to-be-written concerning the seventh day which says, ‘On the seventh day, God rested, because his work was already completed.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because also contained in one part of the writing of the past is concerning the seventh day. For it says, on the seventh day, God rested from everything that he was creating, for he had now completed everything.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “There in the Holy Book it is written the word which tells what God did on the seventh day. It says that God rested on the seventh day, having finished the work he had done.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)