complete verse (Hebrews 9:2)

Following are a number of back-translations of Hebrews 9:2:

  • Uma: “Their worship house was a house called the Worship Tent, inside it were two rooms. The first room was called the Holy Room. In that room there was the lamp putting-place, and there was also the putting-place table for the bread that was offered to God.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “This house was a house made of animal skin, it had two rooms. The room (that one) first entered was called the Holy Room. Inside it was placed the lampstand with seven branches. There was also there a table where the bread was placed-on that was given to God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “They set up the church which was a house of cloth and it had two rooms. The one room was named the ‘Precious Room’ and there was placed the lamp and the table where the bread which was offered to God was placed.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “This Tent, it had two rooms. The first to-be-entered, it was called the Holy Room. That was the location of the light and the table on which was placed the bread that was offered to God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “That worshipping-place, (it was) a house/building that could be folded-up and was divided-up into two rooms. One of the rooms, it was called the Far-from-ordinary Room. There in that room was the lamp, table, and bread which was their thank-offering to God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The church which was here on earth had two rooms. The first room was called the place which is holy. There in the room there was a candleholder. And there was a table on which bread was displayed for God to see.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)