complete verse (John 11:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 11:16:

  • Uma: “Tomas, who was nicknamed the Twin, said to his fellow disciples: ‘Let us go follow him, so that we die together with him.’ So they did go to Yudea land.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then Tomas, his nickname was Twin spoke to his fellow disciples of Isa. He said to them, ‘Let us (incl.) all follow the teacher so that we (incl.) die following him.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Thomas said then, Thomas the one titled the twin, he said, ‘Let’s go so that we might die along with Jesus.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Whereupon Tomas nicknamed Twin said to his fellow disciples, ‘Right, let’s go (empathy particle) so that we will even die-with Jesus.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Tomas who was called Twin, he then persuaded his fellow disciples also. He said, ‘Let’s go along with him. If we will die, we will die, as long as we’re all together.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Thomas who was called the twin said to his fellow learners, ‘Let’s go also in order that together we will be killed there.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)