complete verse (John 1:24)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 1:24:

  • Uma: “Those messengers of the Parisi people also said: ‘If you(s) are not the Redeemer King, you(s) are not the prophet Elia, you(s) are also not the prophet that was promised, why are you(s) baptizing people?'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “These priests had been told to go there by very religious Yahudi called Pariseo.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “As for these people who were asking John, they were the sent ones of the Pharisees.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Whereupon those-aforementioned whom the Fafariseo (Pharisees) had sent said,” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Those ones who were questioning, who were Pariseo, who had been sent by their fellows, (i.e. fellow Pariseo),” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Those men who went to talk with John were the messengers of the Pharisees.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)