complete verse (James 5:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 5:19:

  • Uma: “All my relatives! If there is a companion of ours who has circumvented/wandered-from from the true teaching, and there is one who guides him back to the Lord, he has done a good deed.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then, my brothers, remember this, if there is someone among you who no longer follows/obeys the true teaching and one of you can influence/bring him back again to follow/obey the true teaching, (that is) good.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Brothers, if any one of you departs from and forgets about the true doctrine and someone helps him so that he might return,” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Think-about this brothers. If there is someone among you who goes-far from the correct teaching or behavior that God wants and there is someone among you who advises him to cause-him-to-return to what is right,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “The final thing I have to say to you, my siblings in believing, is that if one of you will get led astray from the path of truth and there is also one who can cause him to return, that is really good.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Listen, my dear brethren, if there is anyone who has departed from the word which is true, let another person cause that he return again.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)