complete verse (James 5:15)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 5:15:

  • Uma: “If they pray with believing hearts, the sick person will get well. The Lord will make-him-well, and if he has sins, they will be forgiven-to-him.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then, when they pray to God and they trust that he will make the sick one well, the sick one will really get well. The Lord will certainly cause him to be well. And if he has sin, he will be forgiven.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Their prayer if their trust in God is right will be the thing which cures the sick person, for God will be the one to medicine him, and his sins will be forgiven.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And that prayer of theirs which is based on their faith in the Lord Jesus, that’s what will remove his sickness so that he will get well, because the Lord will heal him. If moreover he has sinned, God will meanwhile forgive him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “God really will respond to prayer which includes true believing/obeying and trust-in/relying-on him. As long as it is in harmony with his determined-plan, he will make well this one who is ill. And he will forgive him too if he has sinned.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “If the people believe that Jesus Christ will heal the sick person when they ask his help, the sick person will get well. If the sick person is suffering because of the sins he has committed, God will forgive him.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)