complete verse (John 11:52)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 11:52:

  • Uma: “And not just the Yahudi people. From the death of Yesus all the children of God who were scattered all over the world would be gathered and made one group.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And he died not just as a substitute for the tribe of Isra’il but in order that also the children of God that were scattered would be made one by him.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And not only for the whole Jewish nation, but he prophesied also that by means of the death of Jesus, all people might become one and become sons of God no matter what town.)” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And not only his countrymen Jews only but rather all of God’s children who reside in the many-countries in order that he would make-them -into only-one family.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And not only the nation of the Judio, but on the contrary so they would be made one group (lit. one they-unit) together with those he would gather who are the children of God from no matter where.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “And not just for the Jews, rather he would die for people everywhere. Because God wants that everywhere there be people who are his children.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)