complete verse (John 12:48)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 12:48:

  • Uma: “People who refuse/deny me and do not receive my words, there will be that which condemns them. My words which I speak, that is what will condemn them on Kiama Day.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “In the last day, there is (something/someone) that judges those who do not accept me and the ones who do not follow/obey my teachings. That is what will judge them/what they will be judged by, the things I have taught to them.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The person who does not receive me and does not fulfill my teaching, he will be judged worthy of punishment later on the last day. And the reason that he will be punished are my teachings which he has not received.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “But there is however one who will judge the person who rejects me who doesn’t receive what I say. Because these-very -things that I have been saying will condemn him at the last day.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “There is one who will judge all who reject me and don’t believe/obey the things I have said. These words of mine which I have spoken, those are what will judge him there at the end of the world.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “He who does not respect me and does not respect what I say will be sentenced. The word which I speak will cause the person to be sentenced at the last day because he didn’t believe.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)