complete verse (John 13:34)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 13:34:

  • Uma: “‘I give you a new command: Love one another. Like I love you, so also you must love one another.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “There is a new command I leave with you. You shall love each other. Love as I loved you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “A new commandment I give to you. It is that it is necessary that each one of you should be big in the breath of his companion. Just like you are big in my breath, you must be big in the breath of each one of you.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Here is a new (command) that I will command you. You must love-one-another. The way you love-one-another ought to be like the love I have shown to you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “This is the new command which I will give you. It’s necessary that you value one another. How my valuing is of you, that’s how your valuing always is to be of one another.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “I command you a new thing — that you love each other. Just like I love you, you love each other.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)