complete verse (John 10:1)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 10:1:

  • Uma: “Yesus said: ‘These my words are very true: if a person enters a corral by climbing the wall, and he does not pass through the door, he is a thief and a robber.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Then Isa parabled, he said, ‘Truly I tell you, if a person goes inside the enclosure of the sheep but does not go through the door but enters by a different way, that person is a thief and he breaks in.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Jesus taught a parable, he said, ‘True is what I say to you that if there is a person who enters into the corral of the sheep, and he does not pass through the gateway because he passes through a different way, that man is a thief and a bandit.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Then he said by-illustration, ‘This that I tell you is indeed true. If there is a sheep corral and a person doesn’t enter by the correct entrance but rather climbs-over the fence, he is a thief and bandit.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “‘The truth really is what I am telling you,’ said Jesus. ‘That one who enters into the enclosure of the sheep who takes a shortcut, not passing through the gateway but wherever he can get-in-uninvited, that is none other than a thief or if not, then a robber.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “‘It is true what I tell you. He who does not enter through the gate of the fence for sheep but rather climbs over another side is the sheep-thief.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)