complete verse (John 17:16)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 17:16:

  • Uma: “Like I am not the companion of those who do not believe, so also my disciples are not their companions.” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “They are like me, they do not follow/go-along-with the thinking of the people who do not follow you.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “They have no association with your enemies just like I also have no association with your enemies.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Because they are like me, not being counted among the people who don’t believe.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “They are no longer in subjection to that evil of his because they are now like me who am not of this world here.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Like I did not do the evil the people do, also our people do not do the evil which the people do.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)