complete verse (John 12:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 12:19:

  • Uma: “The Parisi people talked among themselves, they said: ‘We have lost! Look, all the people in the world are following him.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “So-then the Pariseo spoke together, they said, ‘Look, all the people are following him already. We (incl.) cannot do anything.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then the Pharisees said, ‘There are very many people following him. Evidently there is no longer anything that we can do.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “That being so, the Pharisees asked-each-other, ‘Look-there indeed, we are defeated! Because all people, they have become his disciples.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “The Pariseo were again discussing among themselves, saying, ‘Look-at-this, there’s nothing we are being able to do which is accomplishing anything, for just look, all the people are following/obeying him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “The Pharisees talked together saying, ‘Now you see that you can’t do anything. You see that all the people are going to Jesus.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)