complete verse (John 13:15)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 13:15:

  • Uma: “I have shown you this example, so that you learn/follow my behavior: like I help you, you also must help others.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I showed you that doing of mine so that you have an example that your livers should be humble/lowly. You shall imitate my doing to you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “The reason I did this for you is so that you might imitate it. It is necessary that each one of you subjects himself to his companion.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because this that I tell you is true that a slave is not greater than his master, and likewise also one who is sent who is not greater than the one who sent him. I did this to you so that you will have an example-to-follow so that that also is what you will do to your companions.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Because you have now been given by me an example, so that like this indeed is what you will do, this which I have done.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “I have shown you what you must do in order for you to do among yourselves what I have done to you.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)