complete verse (John 15:9)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 15:9:

  • Uma: “Like my Father loves me, so also I love you. Remain close to me so that you experience my love.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “My love for you is like my Father’s love for me. Cause your love for me to remain.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Just like I am big in the breath of my Father, you are also big in my breath. Take hold of my holding you dear in my breath.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘I love you like my Father’s manner-of-loving me. Continue to benefit-from/enjoy this love of mine for you.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “How I am held dear by my Father, like that indeed is how I hold you dear. Hold fast to me so that you are always able to observe/sense my holding dear of you.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Just like my Father loves me, I love you. That which I look favorably upon is what you are to do.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)