complete verse (Hebrews 4:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 4:9:

  • Uma: “So, there is still opportunity for the people of God to get rest/stopping with him. That rest /stopping is like God’s rest/stopping on the seventh day.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Na, because it is like that, therefore there is yet really a resting-place for God’s people so that they can rest like God rested on the seventh day when he had finished creating everything.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And because of this, as for us (incl.) the subjects of God today, we now understand that it’s possible for us (incl.) to enter in so that we rest with God just like God rested on the seventh day.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “That’s how-we -know that there is still a resting-place that has been prepared for God’s people like God’s resting (same word as resting-place) on the seventh day.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well, through these things, hopefully we have become-sure that there is yet a rest in the future, like God’s rest on that seventh day, after he had created everything. As for this rest, God’s people are the ones it is being reserved for, as many as are believing/obeying and trusting him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Therefore now there is a resting place determined where God’s people will rest like God rested on the seventh day.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)