complete verse (John 13:19)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 13:19:

  • Uma: “This I am saying to you ahead-of-time before it happens, so that when it happens, you will believe my words that say who I am.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “I am telling you this now while it hasn’t happened yet, so that when it happens you will believe what I said about myself, as to who I am.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Therefore,’ said Jesus, ‘before it happens, I tell you so that when it does happen, you will be able to believe that I am the one God has chosen to rule.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “And I say this to you now so that when it is fulfilled later, you will believe that I am the Messiah.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “I am saying this to you already when it hasn’t yet happened, so that when it happens, you will acknowledge the truth of who I really am.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “I am telling you this word before it happens so that when it does happen you will believe that I really am who I say.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)