complete verse (John 12:41)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 12:41:

  • Uma: “Those words were written by the prophet Yesaya long ago, because he had seen the power of Yesus and he foretold it.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “This was said by Nabi Isaya because he saw the brightness of Isa and he said this about Isa.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The reason Isaiah said these words is because he knew long ago that Jesus would have great power, and Jesus was the one he was talking about there.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Isaias said that, because Jesus’ godhood was shown to him before, and it was Jesus moreover that he was speaking-about.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Isaias spoke like that because it had been shown to him how great was the praiseworthiness/glory of the coming Cristo, therefore he spoke like that concerning him,” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Isaiah spoke this word because he knew that Jesus was the greatest, therefore he spoke about him.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)