complete verse (John 12:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 12:23:

  • Uma: “Yesus said to them: ‘The time has come, for me the Child of Man to be made big.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Isa answered them, he said, ‘My time has come now. I, the Son of Mankind, I will now soon be honored/made great.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Jesus said, ‘In just a very short time, it will be revealed to everyone my highness over everyone.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Jesus said, ‘The time has already arrived when I who am Child of a Person, I will be praised because-of my death.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Jesus replied, saying, ‘The time has been reached when the praiseworthiness/glory of the One From Heaven Born of Man will be revealed.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Then Jesus said, ‘Soon the Man who came from heaven will be seen to be the greatest.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)