complete verse (John 15:21)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 15:21:

  • Uma: “They do all that to you because you are my followers. They do all that to you because they do not know God who sent me.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “They hate you and they persecute you because you belong to me and because they do not know God, God who sent me.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “But people will treat you badly because of your faith in me because they don’t recognize the one who sent me.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “They will do all these-things to you on-account-of your being-united-with me, because they don’t know the one who sent me.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “But because they don’t recognize/know the one who sent me to come here, therefore they will cause you suffering/hardship because of your believing-in/obeying me.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “This that I am speaking about is what the people will do to you because you are my learners. Because they do not know God who sent me is why they will so do.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)