complete verse (James 1:20)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 1:20:

  • Uma: “For people who are angry, they do not follow God’s desire/will.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “For if a person is angry he is not able to do the straight/righteous things that God wants.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For when we are angry, we cannot by that means obey what God wants.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “because anger, it does not of course lead to the righteous manner-of-life that God likes.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because as for the anger of man, it achieves nothing which is righteous/straight in the sight of God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because the person who is angry does not do the good God wants him to do.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)