complete verse (James 2:1)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 2:1:

  • Uma: “All my relatives! Our Lord, the Lord Yesus Kristus, no kidding his power. So, if we believe in the Lord, let’s not discriminate [more literally, discerning the face of people].” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “My brothers, if you really trust in Isa Almasi, our (incl.) Lord who is praised, you ought not to make a difference between people.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Brothers, since we are believers in Jesus Christ the powerful Lord, it is necessary that we make equal our respect for all people.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Brothers, if you believe in our honored and highest Lord who is the Lord Jesu Cristo, do not favor/prefer the one who has status (lit. something-to-be-acknowledged).” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “My brethren, well hopefully in your believing/obeying our praiseworthy Lord Jesu-Cristo, you won’t develop the habit of discriminating against anyone.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen, my dear brethren. Now that you believe in our Lord Jesus Christ who is supreme, it is wrong when you pick out those whom you want to love.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)