complete verse (James 1:7)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 1:7:

  • Uma: “For a person like that has a two-branched heart, there is no stability/certainty in his life. That’s why he can’t hope/expect that he will get anything from the Lord.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Such a person should really not think that he will receive anything from God.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “A person like this must not suppose that God will give him what he asks for” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The person like that, he shouldn’t think that God will give him anything,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Well as for a person like that, he will not be sure that God will give him anything he’s asking for in prayer,” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The person who doubts will not get anything from God.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)