complete verse (James 5:2)

Following are a number of back-translations of James 5:2:

  • Uma: “Your wealth has disappeared. Your clothes are bug-eaten.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Your wealth is already destroyed. Your nice clothes have already been eaten by mice.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Your wealth will rot. Your cloth will be eaten by cockroaches.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Your wealth will most-certainly be of no value/use, because your possessions will in-the-future indeed (prophetic formula) be-ruined and the clothes you have stored-away will be mildewed.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Really as for your wealth which is just being kept in storage, it is rotting now. And your clothing which is being kept in storage has all been chewed by cloth-chewing-bugs.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “That which you have been accumulating has rotted. The good clothing you have accumulated has been eaten by insects.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)