complete verse (Hebrews 5:8)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 5:8:

  • Uma: “Even though he was indeed the Child of God, he too underwent suffering, and he submitted to God like man(kind). [NOTE: in Uma to say "he learned to obey" implies that he was just pretending or imitating, so we avoided the word "learn" (mpenau’) here.]” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Even though he is/was God’s Son he also experienced persecution/suffering so that he could learn to follow/obey God’s commandments.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And even though He was the son of God, He had to learn how to obey the commandments of God by means of the difficulties that He went through.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Even though he was God’s Child, he still learned to obey God by means of what he suffered.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Even though as for him, (he is) the Son of God, however through the difficulties he endured, he really comprehended the real meaning of true following/obeying all the will of his Father.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Even though he was the Son of God, this Christ was, yet in order that he might do God’s will, he let himself go through suffering.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)