complete verse (John 12:50)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 12:50:

  • Uma: “And I know: his commands give good life forever. So, this that I say, is definitely the words that were said to me ahead-of-time by my Father.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “And I know that his teachings give life without end there in heaven. That is why I do not say anything different to mankind than what my Father commands me.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “I know that the words that he commanded me to say, they are the ones that give life forever. Therefore I tell you what he told me to say.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Therefore I have been saying only what my Father commanded me, because I know that his command, it leads to life that is forever.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “And I really know that these words of his are the source of life which is without ending. Therefore whatever the Father is causing to be said, of course that is what I say.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “And I know that he has the new life whoever believes the word my Father ordered me to speak. That word which I speak is what my Father told me to say.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)