complete verse (John 16:23)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 16:23:

  • Uma: “‘At that time, you will not need to ask anyone. These my words are very true: whatever you ask my Father for with my name, he will definitely give you.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “When the day comes when we (incl.) see each other again, you will not ask me anything. Truly I tell you whatever you ask of my Father because you trust in me he will satisfy you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “On that day there will be no more need for you to ask me questions. It is very true what I say to you, that if there is anything that you request from my Father, he will give it to you because of your faith in me.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “‘At that time, you will not need to inquire anything from me. This that I tell you is true that whatever you request from my Father, he will give it to you on-account-of your being-united-with me.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “It is no longer necessary that you will question me on that day, because you will then have understood. This which I will say to you really is the truth, that whatever you will ask for from the Father on the strength of your being tied-together/united with me, it’s certain he will give it to you.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “On that day you will not need to ask me about anything. Truly I tell you that when you pray to God, you be bold to ask for what you want because you believe in me and my Father will give you what you want.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)