complete verse (John 18:4)

Following are a number of back-translations of John 18:4:

  • Uma: “Yesus knew all that had to happen to himself. That is why he went to meet those people, and he asked them: ‘Who are you looking for?'” (Source: Uma Back Translation)
  • Yakan: “Isa knew all that was soon going to happen to him therefore he went to meet them and he said, ‘Whom are you looking for?'” (Source: Yakan Back Translation)
  • Western Bukidnon Manobo: “And then Jesus, since he already knew everything that was going to happen to him, he went to meet them and he asked, ‘Who are you looking for?'” (Source: Western Bukidnon Manobo Back Translation)
  • Kankanaey: “Since Jesus knew all that would happen to him, he went to meet them and said, ‘Who are you looking-for?'” (Source: Kankanaey Back Translation)
  • Tagbanwa: “Jesus knew already all which would happen to him, therefore he met them and asked, saying, ‘Who are you looking for?'” (Source: Tagbanwa Back Translation)
  • Tenango Otomi: “But Jesus knew all that he was to pass through. He went to meet them and asked, ‘Whom are you looking for?'” (Source: Tenango Otomi Back Translation)