complete verse (Hebrews 9:4)

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

  • Uma: “In this room there was the incense burning-place table made of gold, and there was also the box called the Promise Box. That box was covered all over with gold, on the outside and the inside. In it, there was the gold bowl containing food called manna, and there was also the Harun’s that budded/had-shoots long ago, and the two flat rocks that had the ten commands from God written on them.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “In this innermost room there was a gold table for burning incense. And there was also a chest covered with gold inside and outside. That chest was called Covenant Chest. There inside that chest there was a gold pot (garul) containing food called ‘manna’. There in that chest was also kept the walking stick of Harun which had sprouted and there were also kept the two stone slabs where God’s commandments were written that he had given to Musa.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And in the inside of it they placed the golden altar where incense was burned. And there they placed the chest that was covered with gold. This chest was a sign of the promise of God. Inside of this chest could be seen the golden jar where the manna food was placed. And there also inside the chest could be seen the walking stick of Aaron that sprouted and the two flat stones where God wrote the Law.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “What was there was the gilded altar (loan altar) on which they burned incense (loan insinso) and the Chest of the Agreement that was overlaid with gold. What was placed-inside there was the golden jar in which was placed manna (Eng. loan), Aaron’s walking-stick which leafed and the two flat stones on which were carved the commands of God.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “There in that room was the burning-place for incense and the Chest of the Initiated-agreement, both of which were covered-around with gold. One of the things contained in that Chest was the container of manna. The container was made of gold. Also contained in that Chest of the Initiated-aggrement was the walking-stick of Aaron which sprouted-new-growth, and those two flat-shaped rocks on which were written the laws of God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “In there is an altar of gold where incense is burned. And there is a box which is all gold on the outside. It is the box which contains the old agreement which was before. There inside the box is a jar of gold in which is the bread called manna. And in the box is also the staff of Aaron, the one which sprouted. And in the box are the tablets of stone on which are written God’s law, that old agreement which was before.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)