complete verse (James 1:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 1:16:

  • Uma: “My relatives whom I love! Let’s not be able to be deceived: God does not tempt us.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Therefore my beloved brothers, you are really mistaken/at fault if you say that God is the one tempting you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “My dear Brothers, do not believe what is not true. God does not tempt.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore brothers whom I love, don’t deceive yourselves in saying that God is the one who is tempting you,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “My dear siblings in believing, don’t lie to yourselves.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen, my dear brethren, don’t say that God brings to mind the evil you want to do.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)