complete verse (James 1:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 1:19:

  • Uma: “My relatives whom I love! Consider this well: Every one of us must be ready/quiet to listen, don’t right away speak and don’t be easily angry.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “My beloved brothers, remember this, we (incl.) all ought to listen very well and not to be quick to speak. We (incl.) ought not to be easily angry.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Do not forget, my dear Brothers, that as for any one of us (incl.), it is necessary that we always be ready to listen to the Word of God, and we must not hold as most important our own words, and we must not get angry easily.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Think about this my brothers. We should be-quick/adept at listening while-at-the-same-time we are also careful about the way we speak. We should also not easily get angry,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Consider this, my dear siblings in believing. Accustom yourselves to good listening, and think well before speaking, and don’t all-too-easily get angry.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen, my dear brethren, when any person addresses you, pay attention to him. Before you speak, first judge whether what you want to say is good or not. When you get angry, judge whether it is proper that you be angry or not.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)