complete verse (John 13:20)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 13:20:

  • Uma: “These my words are very true: whoever receives my messenger, it is like he receives me myself. So also, whoever receives me, it is like he receives my Father himself, because He is the one who sent me.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Truly I tell you,’ said Isa, ‘that whoever honors the people I am sending/people in my command, it is as if they are honoring me. And whoever honors me, it is as if he is honoring the one who sent me.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “It is very true what I am saying to you that if there is a person who receives the one whom I sent, he receives me also. And the one who receives me, he receives also my Father who sent me.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “This that I tell you is true. Whoever receives the one I send, he receives me and likewise also the one who sent me.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “This which I am saying to you really is the truth. That one who receives the one whom I send, I am the one he is receiving. And that one who receives me, he is also receiving the one who sent me.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Truly I tell you that he who gives a welcome to one whom I send, it is like as if he gave me a welcome. He who gives me a welcome, it is like as if he gave a welcome to the one who sent me.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)