complete verse (James 1:4)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 1:4:

  • Uma: “That’s why we must continue to withstand until the end, so that our faith will really be strong and will not have any faults or lacks.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “You really should know how to endure troubles/sorrows so that your trust in God will become strong and your customs will be really only good, you will have no more fault.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And it is also very necessary that your thorough enduring not become lax, for if we thoroughly endure tribulation, we are made wise, and there is nothing to scold us for, and there is no lack in our faith to God.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Persevere then in believing without giving-up, because its result is, your character will become-progressively-more-correct until it has absolutely no lack/fault.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And we need to persevere with our believing/obeying that it remains sturdy, so that we will really be pleasing to God, with no lack in the good-quality of our nature/ways.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Do a good job of enduring what you go through, in order that your faith will become more firm; it won’t be able to be said that there is anything lacking.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)