complete verse (James 1:3)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 1:3:

  • Uma: “For we know: if we keep believing in the Lord in difficulties, we will become strong to withstand anything.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “For you know if your trust has been tested and you endure the troubles/sorrows you will be better able to endure.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “For you understand that if you have to endure testing, your endurance will be made strong.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “because you know that your experiencing difficulty, that is what strengthens your faith so that you will persevere further in believing.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because we know that when our believing/obeying is being tested, provided we don’t let ourselves be defeated, the outcome of it is that this believing/obeying of ours will greatly strengthen, being really steadfast/enduring.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Because you know that when you suffer and your faith is not ruined, you are all the more able to endure what you do through.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)