complete verse (James 2:22)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 2:22:

  • Uma: “In this account, we clearly see: Abraham’s faith is evident/knowable his behavior. So we can say, his behavior made-holy [i.e., made complete] his faith.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Ibrahim’s trust in God went together with his doing of what God commanded him. His trust was complete because of his doings.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “We know that by means of his faith he obeyed what was commanded him. And by means of his obeying this, his faith in God was drawn tight.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “It is probably not difficult to understand that his faith and what he did occurred-together-simultaneously. What he did is what showed the truth of his faith.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “In that, we can see that in the believing of Abraham there was no dividing place between acknowledging as true and doing the things which testify about that believing of his. That which he did caused to be known that there was no lack in his believing/obeying God.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Now you see that Abraham not only had faith but also he did that which was appropriate with his faith. With what he did, it was apparent that he truly had faith.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)