complete verse (John 11:32)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 11:32:

  • Uma: “When Maria arrived at the stopping-place of Yesus, and saw Yesus, she knelt down in front of him, and said to him: ‘Lord, if you(s) had been here, my relative would not have died.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “But she went to Isa. When Mariyam saw Isa, she prostrated at Isa’s feet and she said, ‘Sir, if you had been here, our (excl.) brother would not have died.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for Mary, when she arrived to Jesus, she went near to him and kneeled down. And she said, ‘If only you had been here, my brother would not have died.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “When Maria arrived then where Jesus was, she knelt-right-down in front of him and said, ‘Lord, if you (singular) had been here before, our (excl.) sibling would not have died.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “When Maria came there to Jesus, she bowed down there beside the legs/feet of Jesus and then she spoke saying, ‘Lord/Chief, supposing you had only been here, my brother wouldn’t have died.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Mary went to where Jesus was standing and kneeled before him. She said, ‘Lord, if you had been here, then my brother wouldn’t have died.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)