complete verse (John 13:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 13:23:

  • Uma: “One disciple whom he loved was sitting beside him.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “One of Isa’s disciples, the one he loved, sat beside him.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And there by the side of Jesus was the disciple whom he loved very much.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “The disciple who was next-to Jesus, that’s the one he very-much-loved among them.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “That one disciple whom Jesus really held dear, he was sitting beside him.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “A learner, whom Jesus loved very much, was seated together with him eating with him.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)