complete verse (John 1:47)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 1:47:

  • Uma: “Yesus saw Natanael coming to meet-with him, he said: ‘Here comes a Yahudi person who really takes-after the character of Israel his ancestor long ago, he is not a deceiver!'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When Isa saw Natanael coming towards him, Isa said, ‘Here is one real Isra’il person. He does not deceive.'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And when they arrived there, Jesus saw Nathaniel and said, ‘This one really is a true descendant of Israel because he doesn’t cover up anything.'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Upon Jesus’ seeing Nataniel coming, he said, ‘This is a true descendant of Israel, because he has no trickery.'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Jesus saw that Natanael was approaching him. Having seen, he said, ‘Here is someone who is a true Israelita who has no deceitfulness at all.'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Jesus saw that Nathanael was approaching and said, ‘Now you see coming here a Jew who truly lives uprightly and is not a deceiver.'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)