complete verse (James 1:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 1:14:

  • Uma: “Every person is tempted when the desire of his own heart pull and bait him.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But that is what carries/influences people to do bad, his greedy-desires. His greedy-desire is as-if-it entices him so that/and finally/eventually he does it.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “A person is successfully tempted when he is led along (by the hand) by his evil desires.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because the tempting of a person, it comes from the bad that he wants/likes which can-be-compared to bait which entices/persuades him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “The truth is, if a person gets caused to fall (into sin, fig.), what caused him to fall was none other than, he got defeated by his own disgusting desire which he indulged, that’s why he was dragged into sin.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Each person of himself has brought to mind that he do evil.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)