complete verse (John 18:14)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 18:14:

  • Uma: “It was that Kayafas who said to the Yahudi rulers yesterday: ‘It is better that one man die in place of the people/crowd.'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Kayapas hep was the one who had given thought/council to the Yahudi leaders when he said that it was for their good if one person died substituting for all the people.” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “Caiphas is the one who advised the Jews that it was necessary that one person should die in the stead of all Jewry.” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “and it was also he who had said to the Jews that it would be better if one person died in order that his countrymen might live.” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Caifas was that one who had said to the Judio that it would be good if only one person needed to die, like a replacement for the mass of people.” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “Caiaphas had told the leaders of the Jews that it was better that one person be killed for all the people.” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)