complete verse (Hebrews 6:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 6:9:

  • Uma: “But you relatives whom we (excl.) love, even though our (excl.) words are like that, we (excl.) trust/hope you are not like that land cursed by God earlier. We(excl.) know that you have better fruit, that is your faith and your behavior that is fitting for those who have obtained goodness [salvation] from God.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “My friends whom I love, even though I am speaking like this I am sure that you are different. I know that you are trusting already and that your doings are good and that is a sign that you are saved already.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “So, my dear brothers, even though my words to you are like this, I know that the place where your voyage will end is, by contrast, better than that because I know that God’s setting you free was of great value.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But even though things like that are what I have told you my esteemed brothers, I know nevertheless that your status/standing is better and it will lead to your salvation.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “My brethren whom I hold dear, even though I am speaking like this I am sure that like that will not happen to you(emph) but rather what you will receive is, the best things with which he will reward all whom he will save.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen, my dear brothers, I have said these words, but I do not say that also you have separated from Christ. Because I know your souls are saved, and therefore you do what is good.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)