complete verse (Hebrews 8:1)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 8:1:

  • Uma: “This is the main-point of my words: there is [emphatic] for us our Big Priest who is like that, who has sat down at the right side of the Seat of God in heaven.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “This is the meaning of what I have said to you that we (incl.) have now a High Priest towards God. He is there in heaven sitting at the right-hand-side of God the Most-Powerful.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Now the meaning of all that I’ve been telling you is: we (incl.) have now a high priest like this and He is Jesus. He has now been made to sit in the very high seat because it’s there on the right side of the powerful God in Heaven.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “What I want you to understand from this that I have been saying is that this aforementioned highest priest of ours is seated at the right-side of the Highest God in heaven ruling-with him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “This (emphasized) is the significance of this that I’m saying, the Most-important Priest who is standing up for us is really complete in everything. He has now been given far-from ordinary authority in heaven, in which he is now sitting at the right side of God who is the Most-important King.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The word which is supremely important for you to know now is this word, that Jesus Christ has become our high priest. And he has now been seated in heaven at the right of God.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)