complete verse (John 12:31)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 12:31:

  • Uma: “The time has come God must judge all the wrongs of men in the world. And the time has also come, the King of Evil-ones who has authority/power over this world, must be expelled.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “He said, ‘The time has come for mankind in this world to be judged. The time has come when the power is removed from the leader of demons, he is the one who is the leader in this world.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for God, from now on he will judge worthy of punishment all mankind who are his enemies, and he will now overcome Satan, the one who rules here on the earth.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because here-now the time of people in this world being-judged has arrived. Now also will be the time-of-defeat of Satanas who is the leader of people who don’t believe.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “For the time has been reached, it’s right now, when all my opponents will be sentenced to judgment. Satanas who rules here under the heavens will be defeated.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Now the time is coming that this world be judged. The devil who rules here on the world will be conquered.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)