complete verse (John 13:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 13:14:

  • Uma: “I your Lord and Teacher work like a slave washing your feet. So, you also must wash each other’s feet.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Na, if I your leader and your teacher wash your feet, then you shall imitate me. You shall wash each others feet.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And as for me, your teacher and master, if it is proper for me to wash your feet, you my subjects, it is necessary that you also wash each other’s feet.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “If I then who am your lord and teacher have washed your feet, you also, you ought to wash-each-other’s feet.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Now since I who am your Lord/Chief and Teacher have washed your feet, it’s necessary that as for you, it’s like that indeed that you will wash the feet of one another.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Well, if I am teacher and Lord and I wash your feet, you need to do the same and wash each others’ feet.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)