complete verse (James 5:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 5:14:

  • Uma: “If there is one who is sick, he should call the religion leaders, so that those leaders can pray for him and rub him with oil in the name of the Lord.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “If anyone among you is sick, he should tell/command the elders who are leaders of the trusters in Isa Almasi to be fetched. And those elders shall ask/pray-to God there beside the sick person. And they shall rub a little oil on him while they are praying and pronouncing/calling-on the name of our (incl.) Lord.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “If anyone is sick, he must call for the elders of the believers so that they might pray for him and pour oil on him and call upon the name of the Lord.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And if moreover there is someone among you who is sick, he should cause-the leaders of the believers -to-be-invited so that they will pray-for him while-at-the-same-time they rub/massage him with coconut-oil using the name of the Lord Jesus.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And whoever of you will get sick, he is to send for the overseers of the believers, for they will pray for him and anoint/wipe him with oil in the name of the Lord.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “If someone is sick, he should call those who lead at the church for them to pray for him to God. And they should anoint the sick person with oil while they ask help from our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)