complete verse (John 14:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 14:23:

  • Uma: “Yesus said: ‘ I show myself to people who love me and who follow my words. My Father loves people like that. My Father and I go to those people, and we (excl.) live with them.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Isa answered, he said, ‘If a person loves me, he will certainly follow/obey my teachings. Then my Father loves him and my Father and I live/dwell with/in him.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And Jesus answered, ‘If there is a person whose breath is big for me, he will carry out my commands, and then he will be big in the breath of my Father. And I and my Father, we will go to him and we will live there to him.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Jesus then said, ‘Because the one who loves me, he obeys/believes what I say. He is the one my Father loves. Therefore my Father and I, we (excl.) will go and dwell in him.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Jesus answered, saying, ‘That one who holds me dear, of course he will follow/obey the things I say. He will be held dear by my Father, and we Father-and-I will settle-permanently there with him as his companion for always.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Jesus said, ‘He who loves me will pay attention to what I say. And my Father will love him. My Father and I will be companions of whoever loves me.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)