complete verse (John 12:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 12:14:

  • Uma: “Yesus took a young donkey and rode it. His riding fulfilled the words of the prophet long ago that said:” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Isa had found hep the offspring of a donkey (an animal similar to a horse) and he rode on it. This doing of Isa was in accord with a verse written in the holy-book, the holy-book says,” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Jesus had gotten before a young horse called asnu and got on it. And by means of this a written prophesy was fulfilled which says,” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Jesus mounted the child of a donkey that he had caused-to-be-brought. And that was the coming-true of what God caused-to-be-written that says,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Jesus had a young of a horse (generic) which is an asno fetched and rode on it. It was like that so that what was contained in their writings would be fulfilled,” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Jesus found a donkey. He got on it. It was just lie it is written in the Holy Book.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)