complete verse (John 10:13)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 10:13:

  • Uma: “That person who is salaried runs away, because he only works to be salaried. He does not care for / pay attention to his shepherded-things.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “The reason he flees is because he is only hired. He has no love for the sheep.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The reason the hired person runs away is because he is not the true person who cares. He has no breath for the sheep.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And this is the reason that salaried-one will run-away, because he is merely salaried and he doesn’t value the sheep.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “The hired one runs away because the sheep aren’t his own, therefore he doesn’t value them.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “That man runs away because he is just a hired hand. It doesn’t make him sad about what happens to the sheep.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)