complete verse (John 11:20)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 11:20:

  • Uma: “Marta heard that Yesus was arriving, she went to meet him. But Maria stayed at home.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then when Marta heard that Isa was there, she went to meet him. Mariyam was just there in the house.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when Martha heard that Jesus and company had arrived, she went to meet him but Mary was still there in the house.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When Marta heard-the-report that Jesus was coming, she went to meet-him, but Maria stayed-behind sitting in their house.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When Marta knew that Jesus had now arrived at Betania, she went to meet him, but Maria stayed at the house.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “When Martha knew that Jesus was coming, she went to meet him. But Mary stayed at her house.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)